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.

Fish kill capitol of Canada

A 85 year old tourist was recently caught fishing without a license by a diligent conservation officer. He had his fishing gear confiscated on the spot and issued a fine for $270, While its good to know our conservation officers … Continue reading

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HMS GANGES. Memories

HMS Ganges Boys Training Camp Posted on 21st June 2018 HMS Ganges located near the village of Shotely, the proud centre piece of this famous/infamous boys training base was the 143 ft Mast. I was talking with another Ganges boy … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

Another medical breakthrough. A couple went to the hospital to have their baby delivered. Upon their arrival, the doctor said that the hospital was testing an amazing new high-tech machine that would transfer a portion of the mother’s labor pain … Continue reading

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The fickle finger or simply a rude gesture ???

Some interesting items in today’s newspaper. First in letters to the editor, it is worth reading (Living World Disappearing) the writer makes some very interesting and valid points, well worth a read. On the front page I note one Gary … Continue reading

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Legion Membership Requirements????????NONE

It appears there are no requirements to join the legion these days, anyone( not in jail) can join and wear the legions vast array of tin medals. No wonder veterans are avoiding the legion like the plague. One of the … Continue reading

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A Sunday Seniors Moment

There is no senior discount for reading this!!! Lying around, pondering the problems of the world, I realized that, at my age I don’t really care anymore. If walking is good for your health, the postman would be immortal. A … Continue reading

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Legion Command has no Shame!!!

Legion has no Shame. I had to repost this excellent letter from my old friend and comrade Robby. Sadly our protests and complaints continue to fall of the deaf ears of the legion commands. Is their NO SHAME in the … Continue reading

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The Wearing of Medals.

I hope today to speak with the Honours Policy Officer in Ottawa regarding this subject. I no longer feel this should be the prerogative of the RCL. There are as many veterans in Canada today as at the end of … Continue reading

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Famous saying from PT Barnum?

pid ‘THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS BAD PUBLICITY’ When we consider MacLauchlans government and the cascading and devastating reports of Liberal mismanagement, denials, bending truths, highly questionable referendum, twisting facts, ministers and back benchers jumping ship followed by lies … Continue reading

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The Selfie PM or should that be Selfish PM

I won’t get into the KM pipeline fiasco or the backtracking on PR vs FPTP. No, we are all well aware of Mr Crudeau and his lack of honesty/trust that he imposes on the Canadian people. He is what many … Continue reading

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