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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.

A Little Sunday Humour

Paddy had long heard the stories of an amazing family tradition. It seems that his father, grandfather and great-grandfather had all been able to walk on water on their 18th birthday.  On that special day, they’d each walked across the … Continue reading

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Bushmills, the worlds oldest whiskey

Since Christmas 2016 I have only had one small glass of Irish Whiskey and that was around March 2017. The effects were not good and it told me to stay away from my liquor cabinet.  I have not had anything … Continue reading

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A New Toy In the Family

On Tuesday the 19th September 2017 we had a new toy arrive in our driveway. Linda has bought another motorcycle! a 2004 BMW sports something. I’m not into bikes so can’t tell you any details of model etc. I do … Continue reading

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Legion Woes Continue to Pile Up

So many legion complaints and they just keep coming. After reading the report below I had to believe it is very much in line with my own issues. I did a blog sometime ago about the atmosphere that surrounds most … Continue reading

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Joint Personnel Support Unit????

Canadian Forces drops job offer for veterans’ advocate after he tells Trudeau system is failing wounded soldiers Barry Westholm had been a Joint Personnel Support Unit sergeant major before quitting in 2013 to protest the poor state of affairs in … Continue reading

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Follow Up to yesterday’s blog (Legion still awarding Fake Medals)

  I thought it was worth re-running this blog from last year. It really shows the poor attitude of those at Dominion Command regarding wearing of medals. Its a crime for a blood relative to wear late loved ones medals … Continue reading

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Legion Continue to Award Fake medals (Stolen Valour)

Legion Medals Galore!!!!! Queens Sapphire Jubilee Medal (NOT) “AWARD” is proud to announce the striking of the Commemorative Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee Medal which has been struck to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the HM the Queen’s reign; the first time … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

A man was leaving a convenience store with his morning coffee when he noticed a most unusual funeral procession approaching the nearby cemetery. A black hearse was followed by a second black hearse about 50 Feet behind the first one. … Continue reading

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The Last British Battleship HMS Vanguard

HMS Vanguard was the Royal Navy’s last Battleship. I once walked her decks when she was moored in the creek above Portsmouth harbour. An impressive ship, even if perhaps beyond the time of great battleships. She was not in service … Continue reading

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Del Mastro Goes to jail!!!!

I couldn’t resist re-posting my blogs from 2012,2013 and 2014, This good ole boy is now in jail. Guilty!!!!what,Me, you must have it wrong. Previous Post 24th June 2014 Remember this Good Ole Boy??? he stood up in parliament two … Continue reading

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