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Rolling up the minimum Wage????

Tim Hortons could be in trouble, particularly in Ontario but perhaps elsewhere too. Linda and I have often had coffee at Mac Donald’s in the mornings, Its cheaper and its good coffee and the place is busy. This has to … Continue reading

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A Very Happy 2018

A Little Humour to Kick off 2018 Posted on January 1, 2018 by irishroverpei An Irish painter by the name of Murphy, while not a brilliant scholar, was a gifted portrait artist. Over a short number of years, his fame … Continue reading

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Try This Comparison?

Try this Comparison in government awarded benefits for one “child/boy soldier/terroist” He received 10.5 million dollars. A Canada senior citizen who has worked his/her whole life for Canada is about to receive an award of 57 cents per month increase … Continue reading

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Remembering Christmas’s from Years gone By.

. .It is at times like this that I miss my two beautiful daughters and feel sad that they have grown up and moved on. They were always our purpose in life, our reason for living.¬† They have given us … Continue reading

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Another Great Recipe from the Irishrover

Ultra Secret Christmas Cake Recipe (For Your Eyes Only) Posted on December 20th 2017 by irishroverpei Ultra Secret Christmas Cake Recipe (From Admiralty Eyes Only File) Submariners Recipe Book (Classified and Ultra Secret) Rum issue CHRISTMAS CAKE Ingredients 1 Cup … Continue reading

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Christmas 1953 in Belfast.

Christmas 1953 was a quiet affair, no punishments for not eating marzipan! no being sent to my room on Christmas day. Nevertheless, it was also a strange time in my life, I was coping with a whole new set of … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner In Belfast 1952

In the attached photo you can see Pop May (my brother Tommy, not at the dinner) and the twins <Margaret and Tommy. Try to imagine how small our kitchen house was, the kitchen itself was approximately 20ft by 25ft. The … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping.

I’m feeling rather proud of myself this morning, perhaps even a wee bit smug! I did all of my Christmas shopping yesterday. Actually only needed a couple of gifts, as I’d arranged most via my eldest daughter. Health has kept … Continue reading

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Promotion Time Again!!!

CHAPTER XXI ARMAGEDDON by Frederick Rodgers Its December and Christmas is only short days away! Time to think of that special gift for a loved one or a friend who might be difficult to buy for.. Maybe one of my … Continue reading

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Where our Poppy Money Goes?????

I realize we are into the Christmas Season and probably most people do not want to hear more rants about the Legion. Nevertheless, there are many hurting veterans out there for which Christmas will not be a good time as … Continue reading

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