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.

In Which I Served.

In Which I Served Posted on Dec 18th 2018 by irishroverpei There is something odd about a submarine on which I once served, becoming a museum! It tends to make one think of oneself as old!!!. What???no not me. Seriously … Continue reading

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The Faith of a Child!

This story takes place in England in 1945 in the little town of Beaminister. The war was over, however, we were still feeling the effects of rationing and shortages. Sweets and chocolate were still a very rare commodity in the … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

Newfoundlander Renewing His Passport REMEMBER THIS ONE …. THE LANGUAGE IS A LITTLE ‘NEWFIE’, SORRY … A MUST READ! John Tucker St Johns NL Canada This, apparently is an actual letter received by the Canadian Passport Office, from an irate … Continue reading

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Classified Cake Recipe (MOD)

Ultra Secret Christmas Cake Recipe (For Your Eyes Only) Posted on December 14th 2018 by irishroverpei   Ultra Secret Christmas Cake Recipe (From Admiralty Eyes Only File) Posted on December 12, 2016 by irishroverpei Submariners Recipe Book (Classified and Ultra … Continue reading

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Christmas in Outer Space?????

Remembering Christmas’s from Years gone By. Posted on December 13th 2018 by irishroverpei It is at times like this that I miss my two adorable and beautiful daughters and feel sad that they have grown up and moved on. They … Continue reading

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Old English Sayings!

Did You Ever Wonder Where Old English Saying Originated Posted on 12th December 2018   Did you ever wonder where the old saying such as “Its raining cats and dogs” or One for the road” came from???? if not then … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story

Merry Christmas Posted on 11th December 2018 Rate This A Little Christmas Story (photo is my little angel Susannah) When four of Santa’s elves got sick, the trainee elves did not produce toys as fast as the regular ones, and … Continue reading

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A Christmas Remembered.

Every year at about this time my memory strays back to that awful Christmas of 1951. I was twelve years and about to turn thirteen a couple of weeks later on 15th January. Today I’m 79 and about to turn … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday HUMOUR?

A Little Sunday HUMOUR   Two elderly ladies had been friends for many decades. Over the years, they had shared all kinds of activities and adventures. Lately, their activities had been limited to meeting a few times a week to … Continue reading

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Who did they poll???

Another letter to the editor, wonder if they will publish this????? I find it absolutely ludicrous that we should be expected to believe such an inaccurate poll! I try to tell myself the news we read is unbias, however, a poll … Continue reading

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