Category Archives: Family and veterans

Like our Milk and Honey!!

This was part of Don Cherry’s diatribe on Coaches Corner on the eve of Remembrance Day. You people like our milk and honey! Sounds like he has used a line from a Merle Haggard song. A song about the Vietnam … Continue reading

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So Disappointed Today

Today, November 11th 2019. I woke up this morning not feeling well, my Remembrance Day kit was all ready, medals polished, shoes shined and blazer brushed. Alas it was not to be, just could not muster the energy to parade. … Continue reading

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My War Wound???

We had moved to Lowestoft in September 1944 after losing everything in the V1 hit to our flat in London. Lily’s husband was being sent to the Far East to the Japanese theatre of war. We rented a bed sitter … Continue reading

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Going to the movies! memories of the 2nd World War.

On the last night of Ben’s leave he took us to the cinema. Going to the pictures was an exciting and rare treat. During the early war years, when the blitz was in full swing, cinemas were shut down. It … Continue reading

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Maybe a British veteran????

I copied the below comment from FB Robyn Strong Zettler.  Your typical Associate Member IS a British Veteran. Several times, people have been asked privately to stop using his image this way. You use it simply because you do not … Continue reading

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Whom we may or should salute??

This subject was raised today, and we have one or two conflicting answers. My personal view is I make a decision depending on the situation. I’m not a legion member and do not wear their claimed uniform. I do wear … Continue reading

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Alberta – – – Landlocked Province!

There is a new group beginning in Alberta that call themselves “wexit”. Presumably borrowed from the UK’s “Brexit”. If the pipeline is one of the main issue in this new movement, then perhaps they should rethink the idea of separation! … Continue reading

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Poetic Justice???

In the early hours of Tuesday 22nd October 2019, the votes had been counted. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in spite of his previous four tumultuous years of scandal, Indian trip, breaking Ethics rules, and firing two female cabinet ministers, was … Continue reading

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Newspaper Duplication!

I recently posted on Face Book a comment about the question of needing two PEI newspapers. The two editions (Guardian & Journal) today 22nd October both had identical headlines. Most of the articles in the two papers were duplicated too, … Continue reading

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Free Ride will kill the ferry

This was a blog I posted back in January 2016 regarding claims made by Lawrence MacAulay. As we are about to vote in a few days for our choice of MP. I thought it would be a good time to … Continue reading

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