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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.

More Clear Cutting

While out driving yesterday I came across two more clear cut areas. No clean up, and no re-planting. More than two weeks ago(Sept 28th 2019) I wrote letters to the Premier, Peter Bevan Baker and Robert Mitchell. I promptly received … Continue reading

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I Joined to Honour my Mom and Dad

This idea may have some merit, but not the way the legion want to do it. I have for several years advocated for blood relatives the right to wear their late loved ones medals on their right breast to such … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour

The Merger Mary owned and operated a small nursery that was renowned for its magnificent chrysanthemums. Her neighbour Jack had a small kennel, where he raised purebred dalmatians. They merged in the hope that they could combine the two and … Continue reading

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21st October can’t come too soon!!!

Listening on the radio, watching on television and reading in the newspapers, is making my morning cup of coffee much less enjoyable. The liberal candidates struggle to defend their leader and that rusty old pipe line. Wayne Easter, for reasons … Continue reading

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Liberal Promises !!!

My goodness such wonderful heartfelt promises from our four liberal candidates again and again. Sean Casey- my mission is (2015) to return door to door mail delivery,Duh? Wayne Easter – I have been around so long the people love me … Continue reading

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Legion Response (Sarcastic)

.Im so amused!!!! the legion responded to my blog regarding the lovely Poppy memorial at Stoney Plains. They have just sent me a listing of all the trashy items they emboss with the sacred Poppy and sell.. I should be … Continue reading

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Who should recruit Doctors?

This morning I listened to the four Egmont riding candidates discuss the doctor shortage. This is the same mistakes being made over and over again. Politicians do not have the knowledge or the strategy to recruit medical professionals. They seriously … Continue reading

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Respecting the Sacred Poppy

I commend the Stoney plains legion branch 265 for their total respect for the sacred Poppy. It’s just a pity the members at Dominion Command do not have the same level of respect. Their commercializations of the Poppy is outrageous. … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour

Languages A Swiss man, looking for directions, pulls up at a bus stop where two Americans are waiting. “Entschuldigung, koennen Sie Deutsch sprechen?” he asks. The two Americans just stare at him. “Excusez-moi, parlez vous Francais?” he tries. The two … Continue reading

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Davy (Budge) Crocket

This all began way back in the eighties when Budge was eight years old. We were visiting Niagara Falls and went into a local gift shop to browse. Susannah spotted a Davy Crocket hat, or perhaps better know as a … Continue reading

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