Author Archives: irishroverpei

About irishroverpei

Author of "Lily & Me", "The Royal Navy & Me" and Chapter XXl Armageddon. Writer, blogger and RN Submariner, antique automobile enthusiast.

Christmas in Outer Space!

Remembering Christmas’s from Years gone By. Posted on December 110th 2019 by irishroverpei It is at times like this that I miss my two adorable and beautiful daughters and feel sad that they have grown up and moved on. They … Continue reading

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Free Identification cards PEI??

I just read a letter to the editor in today’s Guardian (9th Dec 2019) from Heath MacDonald Liberal MLA. In this letter he states his concerns for the governments cancellation of free identity cards? This may well be a big … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour

Santa briefing his staff “All snowmen will now be referred to as ‘snowpersons’, all reindeer as ‘air freight specialists’, and all elves as ‘Santa’s size challenged assistants’. 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 Physical … Continue reading

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The Worse Christmas of my Life.

At the risk of boring my readers, I’m posting this story yet again. I realize I have posted it before, but at this time of year the unhappy memories of that day flood back in an unstoppable wave of anger … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories .

Here we are, already 5th December and the time is closing in fast. Shops are crowded with people dashing from place to place. Christmas music rings out in stores and restaurants, sometimes outside in the streets. A time of happiness … Continue reading

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Medals Galore. Get your order in while supplies last!!!!!

I’m not sure where to begin with this story! its really quite unbelievable. I have to think the Royal Canadian Legion is at the root cause. Associate legion members (civvies) have for several years adorned themselves with fake legion medals. … Continue reading

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Christmas is almost upon us!!!!

My Very Secret Christmas Cake Recipe. Posted on December 3th 2019 by irishroverpei I just realized how quickly the month of December is going. It is time for my Christmas cake recipe, and at this busy time of year you … Continue reading

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Old Auto Tires Where???

Where do these worn out vehicle tires end up on PEI??? We pay taxes to have them recycled, but is that actually happening? We pay a recycling tire fee on new tires, we pay when we purchase a new car, … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour.

So, I was in my room and I saw a group of 10 ants just running frantically. I felt bad, so I made a small house for them out of a cardboard box. This technically makes me their landlord and … Continue reading

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Minority Government!

While the Trudeau government is on thin ice, he continues to govern with the same degree of arrogance. Scheer is too busy trying to keep his own job and not paying attention to what is going on. Singh is intent … Continue reading

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