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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.

Who to elect???

Federal Politics can be very frustrating and mostly is. However the next election promises to be interesting, even fun. We have quite an interesting dilemma, you may be fed up with Trudeau and want to place your vote away from … Continue reading

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The New Island Party

I was pleased to read this new party has collected enough signatures to run candidates in the next election. However, their hopes of becoming a major party will need a great deal of thought.  Just being angry at the current … Continue reading

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Weekend Funnies

Interesting Philosophical Gems: “The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.” – Al McGuire “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein “War is God’s way of teaching Americans … Continue reading

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Reflection on a Monarchy

February 6th 1952 began just like any other other school day. We were in English class when the school secretary popped in and whispered in the teachers ear. We were told to form up in the corridor and quietly march … Continue reading

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Hello Fresh???

Maybe someone can explain this new fad “Hello Fresh” because from what I see in the ads it’s just delivering groceries. A box of greens, box of ingredients and some form of meat. It’s quite large box, however, the ad … Continue reading

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Racism is alive and well

I was so disheartened to hear that a young man of colour had been the subject of violence over the weekend. I don’t know this young man, don’t know his name but believe he works at the village school as … Continue reading

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Conservative Leadership Race

My goodness where do I start? Who in the Conservative party could we accept or want as our next Prime Minister?? Would you choose Pierre Polilevre or Jean Charest?. Tough question indeed and I do not have the answer. One … Continue reading

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Weekend Funnies

Ageing gracefully  An old lady with a cane was walking past a young man at a bus stop singing “21 today, 21 today”. The young man says “You’re not 21 you crazy old bat”. She turns to him and with … Continue reading

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Municipal Government Act

The infamous Municipal Government Act courtesy of the coronated Wade MacLauchlan who decimated the Liberal government during his short reign. This act was forced on communities across the Island, force on Islanders who never asked for it. Three Rivers, and … Continue reading

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Government Logic

So, Dennis King is still the most popular leader, I just wonder where the 300 islands who were recently polled, came from? We have Health care in crisis,  inflation, very high gas prices, homelessness, Real estate making a killing. All the … Continue reading

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