Monthly Archives: August 2020

Destroying Statues?

Pulling down a statue of John A MacDonald or Edward Cornwallis etc is vandalism. At least that is how most people perceive it. Up to a few days ago I was in agreement. However, when I thought about Irish history, … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour!

Don’t Despair ) Sitting by the window of her convent, Sister Barbara opened a letter from home one evening.Inside the letter was a $100 bill her parents had sent. Sister Barbara smiled at the gesture.As she read the letter by … Continue reading

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Some interesting Trivia

I wonder if you know some of these very interesting facts??? 1. In the 1400s a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb.Hence we have … Continue reading

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Industrial Farming???

Industrial farming is the single biggest threat to our Province. The signs are all around us,  we do not need Corporate paid scientist telling us everything is fine. When did you last see a healthy worm in a potato field? … Continue reading

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Farmers——We need more Water???

In my eighty two years I have seen both floods and droughts, heat waves,  storms and hurricanes.: It’s the way of the world and has been with us since the beginning of time. When I hear Island farmers claim we … Continue reading

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Is MacKay Kaput ??

Quite a surprise in the Conservative leadership race! I’m sure Peter MacKay felt confident he was going to win. I’m sure he imagined himself as the next Prime Minister of Canada. Alas, he had so much baggage! Poses in F35 … Continue reading

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A Very Good Read

Chapter XXI Armageddon. My latest work and first one of fiction.Back cover BioAdam opens the Holy Bible to the book of Revelations chapter 21. The year is 4013. You might ask how he came to end up two thousand years … Continue reading

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HMS Cockade a last Reunion

An old shipmate sent me an email relating the Last Cockade reunion that took place in England on the weekend of Sept 25th-27th 2019. How sad the emotional feelings that swept over me, such wonderful memories and such nostalgia. I … Continue reading

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They come to Trudeau’s Support again????

Trudeau shut down parliament in order to avoid the “WE” scandal. The opposition, “under freedom of information”, requested all the documents that passed between Government and WE. Guess what they got, well it was the opposite of transparency! blacked out … Continue reading

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Morneau Resigns

Bill Morneau Minister of Finance has resigned, claims he only ever intended to do two terms. It is more than likely it was to ensure he qualified for the rich pension. He once claimed his (actually he hasn’t completed two … Continue reading

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