Monthly Archives: May 2022

Tighten your Belt

A very interesting article in todays Guardian on page A8, authored by Penny Smith, “ Tighten your Belt” I have already blogged on this issue, however, could not resist adding from the very good article from Ms Smith. The most … Continue reading

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PEI Antique Car Show

I cannot recall if I have ever missed a show since we first held one in the Kensington Rink back in the late 1970s. If I did I would have had a very good reason, like the time of my … Continue reading

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Weekend Funnies

Jewish Modesty  A Catholic, a Protestant, a Muslim and a Jew were in a discussion during a dinner. Catholic: “I have a large fortune… I am going to buy Royal Bank!” Protestant: “I am very wealthy and will buy General … Continue reading

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Health Care or Lack There Of!

I read that the King government is riding high in the polls. I must confess I’m utterly confused, as to why this government is so popular? Have any elected government members visited the emergency departments at our hospitals? If they … Continue reading

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Racism on PEI

I’m not an islander although I have lived here since 1969. I often hear how friendly and helpful islanders are. How kind and gentle and who make all our many visitors feel welcome to our lovely province. For the most part I … Continue reading

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Austin Electrics!

Well I haven’t lost my touch! We took the Austin out for a short run on Sunday. It was just to make sure everything was working as it should. The car hadn’t been out since September 2021, We are going … Continue reading

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The Monarchy!

There was quite a discussion on the radio yesterday (Sunday 22nd May, Victoria weekend) regarding the Queen and whether Canada should continue with her as our head of state. There were many in favour and wanted the Monarchy to continue … Continue reading

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Weekend Funnies

First Salute The first salute received by a freshly commissioned Second Lieutenant is always significant. It’s symbolizes authority and prestige. When I pinned on my new Air Force gold bars and stepped out to face the world, I encountered a … Continue reading

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Blanco??

Blanco????(A Trip Down Memory lane) Who knows what Blanco is??? Certainly sailors from my era and earlier will. When I joined the Navy in March 1955 we wore black caps in the winter and white caps in summer. There were no … Continue reading

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Darlene Compton!!

I’m sorry but I just can’t get over Darlene Comptons outrageous comment. Tighten your belts! I’m so angry at this callous woman who cares nothing for the plight of so many islanders. Let them eat cake! Are there no workhouses? … Continue reading

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