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.

Kmart Auto Centres Frolics and Fopars

I began working as a mechanic at the Dartmouth Kmart Auto Centre (Uniroyal operated the centres) in 1968. I left Uniroyal after eight years in 1975. I was at that time the centre manager in the Sudbury Store. During my … Continue reading

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New Saint for the Catholic Church

New Saint for the Catholic Church Posted on Aug 12th 2018 by irishroverpei Last Saturday afternoon, in Ottawa, Ontario an aide to PM Justin Trudeau visited the Cardinal of the Catholic cathedral in Ottawa. He told the Cardinal that PM … Continue reading

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An Amazing Surprise

As my health slowly improved, my life long hobby and cravings for an old car came back with a vengeance!! For months I trolled kijiji and other car sites looking for what? I wasn’t sure????Just a convertible car that I … Continue reading

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The Unending Legion Complaints

Another Veterans Point of View!!! re-posted on August 8th 2018 by irishroverpei They keep coming folks! so many angry and dissatisfied veterans out there. Having read the retired CWO email it seems clear to me to whom he is referring. … Continue reading

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Letter to Editor Journal Pioneer 7th Aug 2018

Using the term “First Past the Post” is apparently ludicrous according to a gentleman by the name of Jeffery Warren Reynolds! See his post in todays (7th Aug) letters to editor Journal Pioneer)  Mr Reynolds goes on to explain at … Continue reading

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Go To The Polls Or Not Go To The Polls

THAT IS THE QUESTION! I’m no political expert, but it seems we have a potential election possible in the near future, perhaps as early as this Fall? When I say I’m no expert, it means I have no inside information, … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

Two old Submarines were out on a last night on the town. After a few drinks they decided to visit the local brothel The madam saw them coming and thought to herself. Hmm, I’m not going to waste two of … Continue reading

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Fiddle while Rome Burns

For those of us who remember history, will be familiar with Nero and the burning of Rome It is believed that he fiddled while the City burned. Jump forward to 2018 and our very own Nero! Justin Crudeau. our Prime … Continue reading

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An Oldie but a Goodie

I first posted this two years ago, but thought it was time for a rerun! A New Legion Tactic — Intimidation. Posted on August 25, 2016 by irishroverpei Rate This Please read the letter below sent from a fellow veteran … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

A lady goes to the bar on a cruise ship and orders a Scotch with two drops of water. As the bartender gives her the drink she says ‘I’m on this cruise to celebrate my 80th birthday and it’s today. … Continue reading

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