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About irishroverpei

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

Charlottetown Bicycle Lanes

I’m not a cyclist these days, my bike riding is long in the past. However, I’m disabled and in summer months use an electric wheelchair. Looking at what the city call bike lanes, I would be scared to use them. … Continue reading

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Well well well…

Disturbing news on the radio this morning 6th Feb 2023, our farmers and farm land is disappearing at an alarming rate. Between urban spread, shore line properties (Point DeRoche) and the Monks and Nuns, plus other speculators. How has this … Continue reading

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Weekend Funnies

Tornado Drill Friday, we had a tornado drill. Our department is situated underneath a parking garage (funny how corporations just love putting the nerds in a basement), and there’s a PA announcement repeating itself ad nauseum: “This is a tornado … Continue reading

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Padstow UK

Yesterday on FB I saw a tourist promo for the little fishing Village of Padstow, I shared it. Not because I want to promote tourism, but because it held special memories for me. I moved there with my sister Lily … Continue reading

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A Serious Scam Attempt

I just received a very clever phone call/scam. My grandson phone me in serious trouble, he had been arrested in a vehicle with the driver who was found with drugs on his person. They were both arrested and being held … Continue reading

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Tough Being Away for Six Months!!

Thought it was time to rerun an old Navy Blog from six years ago. I loved my time in the Navy and would be the last person to ever run it down. However, today’s young sailors need to understand the … Continue reading

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Canada Winter Games?

Yes I know it will bring in money for the restaurants and hotels, and perhaps some other businesses. However, one has to question why we are hosting a winter games, where is the snow, the ice and the winter atmosphere. … Continue reading

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Weekend Funnies

Corned Beef A man went into a deli shop and took a seat at the lunch counter. “Give me a corned beef sandwich,” he ordered. “Corned beef sandwich is not on the menu, but I can give you a sandwich … Continue reading

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Replacement of Hannah Bell

With great sadness and regret I would like to say Hannah will be a huge loss to the Green Party. Replacing her will be a much bigger challenge than anyone can imagine. We have elected five wonderful female MLAs, very … Continue reading

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New Liberal Leader

Looking back over the years of liberal governments, it should give pause before voting in another one. Sharon Cameron will tell she is a different kind of leader? If you ask her how she will be different, she will tell … Continue reading

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