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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.

Legion Stuff Again.

 I think I might be forgiven if I misunderstood the legion advertisement. It states that on Wednesdays they serve chicken wings from 1pm to 10pm. It also states in the add there is eat in only (.It doesn’t mention children … Continue reading

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The Old Familar Promises!!!

I sit here wondering how many other people feel as I do about federal and provincial politics? I’m sure I ‘m not alone in saying I have become cynical of the actions of recent politicians. I think back to Ghiz … Continue reading

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A New Camping Notion???

Not sure what we need or want? but guess a Boler would be my first choice. However, the Boler’s are few and far between, not forgetting they are usually expensive. A small trailer would be next, but like the boler … Continue reading

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Outrage about the Khadr settlement

I believe this needs to be shared widely. Outrage about the Khadr settlement | Indignation au sujet du règlement de Khadr Posted by Webmaster on July 16, 2017 at 6:44am Some of the reasons why veterans, their families and Canadians … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour.

A small church had a very attractive big-busted organist, Linda, and her breasts were so large that they bounced and jiggled while she played the organ. Unfortunately, she distracted the men in the congregation considerably. The very proper church ladies … Continue reading

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Apparently they are working on it???

In January 2016 at the regular legion branch meeting I raise the issue of a double standard for veterans. I had learned WW2 and Korean vets and their wives dined free at the yearly Remembrance day banquet. All other veterans … Continue reading

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Lazy Naval Dentist???

Back in 1960 I was serving aboard the submarine Taciturn as a 21 year old Able Seaman rp3 Whilst at sea I had a bad tooth ache and on the weekend the Jimmy arranged for me to see a dentist … Continue reading

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What if he’s not Guilty??

This is a common argument over Omar Khadr, “what if he’s not guilty?” Not unexpectedly these arguments come mostly from those who have never served in a war zone, indeed most have never served period.  Unless you have faced a … Continue reading

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Its the Twelfth of July!!!!!

Its the 12th of July once again and the streets of Belfast and other Ulster towns will be filled with people out to see the Orangemen Parade. The music of the ‘Sash My Father Wore” will be heard everywhere and … Continue reading

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The 11th Night and 12th Parade.

The 11th night and the 12th day of July, Orange Celebrations are probably the most dangerous and provocative in the Ulster calendar. My own experiences took place back in 1952-53, I was fascinated by the colourfully decorated streets in the … Continue reading

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