Category Archives: Belfast Blitz

Memories of D Day.

My memories of D Day are much different from the brave soldiers that landed in Normandy. My beach was in Padstow in Cornwall. I arrived in Padstow in mid April 1944 the village was a restricted area. My sister and … Continue reading

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Interview with the Author. “Lily and Me”

Interview With Author Frederick Ben Rodgers by NFReads.com http://www.nfreads.com/interview-with-author-frederick-ben-rodgers/ Introduction I was born in Belfast N.I on 15th January 1939 delivered at home by Dr Frederick Smith, for whom I was named. We lived in one of the thousands of … Continue reading

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Lily and Me

Looking for a good book to read or maybe a present for family or friend? This might be just what you are looking for. Although a memoir, it is definitely not stuffy or boring, as one might, at first think. … Continue reading

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A Good Read.

My Book – Lily & Me Now available as an E-Book. Go to http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/irishrover Truly a great story if you decide to buy, you will not regret it. A wonderful gift for Christmas and other occasions. Although a memoir, it … Continue reading

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History Repeating Itself.

(1) Trump-Make America Great Again.  Adolph Hitler-Creating a Master Race.  (2)Trump-Nationalism. Adolph Hitler-National socialism (NAZIS)  (3) Trump-Fake News.  Adolph Hitler-policy of Gleichschaltung.(control of free press)  (4) Trump-Anti immigration policy aimed at non white races. Adolph Hitler-Anti Jewish Policy.  (5) Trump-Supporter … Continue reading

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Jehovah Witness Objections to Remembrance

This incident occurred four years ago, and I think its time we re-post it for those who still think Remembrance is Glorifying War? Regarding the Jehovah Witness’s Objection to Remembrance Posted on November 10, 2014 by irishroverpei I posted comments … Continue reading

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Bangers and Mash

This is a short story of a visit to my doctor seeking treatment for a case of shingles on the right side of my head (very painful). I’d had shingles in the same place many years ago. You may however, … Continue reading

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Lack of Afforadable Housing on PEI

It boggles the mind when I hear our Liberal Government promise to look into the problem of affordable housing. We hear things like “we are looking into it” “we are going to tackle the issue” etc etc. The latest move … Continue reading

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My Opinion is of No Value????

Just yesterday I ran into a very obnoxious encounter on FB with one Kelly Robinson. Clearly this young lady believes I have no right to an opinion that opposes her opinion. She showed no respect for my views and answer … Continue reading

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A Last Promotion before Surgery!!!!!

I have to get up at 4 am on Monday morning,  in order to be at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by 6 am. Cataract surgery on my right eye. Have been waiting almost three years, it will be nice to … Continue reading

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