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.

First Nations?

First Nations is a questionable term! Who was the First Nation anywhere first? I certainly don’t know the answer and I doubt anyone else does either. Nevertheless the first people to settle on land and make it home must surely … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour

Why did the cows return to the marijuana field? A. It was the pot calling he cattle back πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ A Frickin’ elephant Jake is five and learning to read. … Continue reading

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Legion Town Hall!

The president of Dominion Command will hold a town hall question and answer session in April 2020. I have already posed the question of doing away with right breast legion medals. It will be interesting to see how that is … Continue reading

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Royal Canadian Legion wreaths

The wreaths we buy from the legion for Remembrance ceremonies, are not environmentally friendly. The great majority that I have come across are made up of styrofoam and plastic. When the services are over many blow away, others are buried … Continue reading

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Island Seasons.

Many Islanders would say we only have two seasons, Summer and Winter. Spring is just mud and Fall just waiting for winter. However, it is easy to see our two seasons are among the most beautiful on Earth. Presently we … Continue reading

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What I Was doing on this day Nine Years Ago?

On the 11th February 2011 I was in ICU recovering from heart surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Halifax. It was a long story beginning in a mid January snowy morning. I was watching Arsenal play in the Premier … Continue reading

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Baptists vs Brothel-The Power of Prayer????

What an interesting turn of events in Pahrump, Nevada: Diamond D’s brothel began construction on an expansion of their building to increase their ever-growing business. In response, the local Baptist Church started a campaign to block the business from expanding … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour

Wealth A lady had recently come into some money and, not wishing to appear snobbish, she invited her old friends to her lavish new house. She was taking them on a tour of the establishment and eventually reached the room … Continue reading

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More on the Cadet Program.

The recent courts martial of a commanding officer of the Charlottetown Army Corps caused me to think of my own time in the program. I served for twelve years as CO of the Summerside Sea Cadet Corps and then created … Continue reading

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Trudeau Spending Spree?

I don’t understand the ways government distribute our tax money. Maybe our Prime Minister can explain it to me and millions of other Canadians, how he makes these amazing financial decisions. First of all, 12 million to Loblaws for new … Continue reading

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