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.

A Little Sunday Humour

Dog For Sale.    Excellent guard dog.  Owner cannot afford to feed Jethro any more, as there are no more drug pushers, thieves, murderers, or molesters left in the neighborhood for him to eat.  Most of them knew Jethro only by his Chinese … Continue reading

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The Fear of Proportional Representation.

It has occurred to me we have the old line politicians running in fear of losing their hold on power. Lets take Trudeau first, in the last election he stated that the FPTP would be the last of its kind … Continue reading

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The Destruction of Prince Edward Island

This is a very powerful letter and one I believe needs to be read far and wide. What is happening here on our tiny province is probably happening all over the world. Large powerful corporations run things as they wish, … Continue reading

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Me vs Legion, part two!!!

Its difficult to understand the silence of the Legion Leadership Commands!! Yesterday I sent my daily blog (Me vs Legion) to both Dominion Command and PEI Provincial Command. However, like the many other blog posts I have forwarded to them, … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion?

From: Reg Murphy _ Date: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 at 3:08 PM Subject: Re: Quiz To: Robby McRobb > Good morning Robby from Morewood, Ontario. Reference your comment/opinion below which you are entitled to (and continue to harp on); in … Continue reading

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To Dominion-Provincial Commands?

The photo of this very smart little boy should speak volumes to the leadership of the Royal Canadian Legion. Please tell me which photo you think portrays “Pride-Honour-Remembrance and Respect for our Veterans???????   If you think its Tom Eagles, … Continue reading

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A Cold War Story

My final story of the Remembrance period is about the cold war and an event that I lived through. Its a true story that indicates the dangers faced in both war and peace. Submariner’s Story (Sinking to Crush depth) It … Continue reading

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We Will Remember Them.

IN FLANDERS FIELDS POEM The World’s Most Famous WAR MEMORIAL POEM By Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks still bravely … Continue reading

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The V2 and the Gestapo Like Head Mistress

From Padstow to Lowestoft in August 1944. Until the Allies overran the last bases in March of 1945, approximately 1,100 V2 missiles were launched against England. More than half fell short of London, but from those that reached their target, … Continue reading

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The End of the Anderson Shelter?

Moving to Padstow, a tiny fishing village in Cornwall. Restricted Zone. Ben arrived home for a short visit at Easter and was appalled to see the extent of destruction in our neighbourhood. Concerned for our safety, when he returned to … Continue reading

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