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.

My Birthday Wishes

So many wonderful and thoughtful Birthday wishes this weekend. We had a real blizzard with high winds and snow. It put a damper on my birthday celebrations, no cake, no candles. Susannah and Grace were planning to visit and bring … Continue reading

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Weekend Funnies

1. She was in the bathroom, putting on her makeup under the watchful eyes of her young granddaughter, as she’d done many times before. After she applied her lipstick and started to leave, the little one said, “But Gramma, you … Continue reading

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Silence is NOT golden!

I sent out the below blog on 10th January 2022, it was copied to the Premier, Peter Bevan Baker, Lynne Lund and the Mayor of Summerside. Guess what? not a single response from anyone. That makes me think I have struck … Continue reading

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The Belfast Blitz

I should explain the lack of city air raid shelters and defense was not due a lack of preparation. It was because when the war began Belfast was beyond the range of Germany bombers Tuesday, April 15, 1941, was Easter.  People … Continue reading

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The Belfast Blitz

With the second year of war the blitz intensified.  London was suffering the heaviest and most frequent raids.  Many other major cities were being hit hard too, and millions of people found themselves homeless.  Hundreds of children were orphaned, thousands more evacuated to … Continue reading

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Belfast – The Movie!

I needed a day or two to take in the motion picture about my home town. I understand many movies have featured cities around the world, but Belfast has never been one of them. I remember many years ago going … Continue reading

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The One Dollar Deal

We are now well into 2022 and still no one seems to see anything wrong with the Tim Banks deal! When after sitting on this property for more than a decade he suddenly sells it to the Province for one … Continue reading

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Weekend Funnies

No Ears Baby Little Johnny’s neighbour had a baby. Unfortunately, the baby was born without ears. When mother and new baby came home from the hospital, Johnny’s family was invited over to see the baby. Before they left their house, … Continue reading

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MLA Pay Increase

The question of an MLA pay raise in the midst of this pandemic seems so wrong. The reason given, our MLAs are the lowest paid in the Country. I doubt we will get an argument over that, however, lowest paid … Continue reading

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2$ Bus Fare?

On my FB page yesterday I asked if the $2 bus fares was working and are buses running between Souris and Charlottetown? Alas I did not receive any responses , so I’m writing this in the dark so to speak! … Continue reading

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