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Our Soil is Healthy ???NOT

After reading the letter to the editor dated 14thJune 2019 by Marion E MacCallum I need to respond. She cites the soil is healthy due to years of cattle on on the land. She states the soil is healthy because … Continue reading

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My Heart Attack.

8It is not my intention to look for sympathy by telling this story, it is rather my hope it might help someone else. It’s worth noting that most heart attacks do not happen the way they are shown in Hollywood … Continue reading

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Shame at the Womens World Cup.

I started coaching girls soccer in 1975, a time before the present World cup women were not yet born or old enough to play. My girls team were always a joy to work with, they were polite and respectfully. They … Continue reading

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Clear Cutting?

As I understand the regulations concerning clear cutting, there appears to be a very serious gap in the rules. If you are a member of the PEI Forestry Management there are strict rules on clear cutting. It is mandatory the … Continue reading

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PFDs?

What is a PFD you might ask. Its a personal floatation device, more commonly known as a lifejacket. It is a very important life saving piece of equipment. Yet the fishers of Prince Edward Island will not wear them, why? … Continue reading

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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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Tattoos Gone Wild!!!!

Tattoo’s A Wiser Decision of my Youth Posted on 1st June 2019 by irishroverpei In 1956 I joined HMS Cockade stationed in the Far East, I was just seventeen years old and a very new sailor. It was a natural … Continue reading

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More Moments in Time

More Moments in Time Posted on 30th May 2019 by irishroverpei lieve my first memories began when I was between 3 and 4 years old. The story of my birth and my first three years is mostly a matter of … Continue reading

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Moments in Time

Moments in Time. Posted on May 29th 2019 by irishroverpei I’m not sure this happens to others in my age group, but suspect it might. I’m in my 80th year and find my mind often travels back to the past. … Continue reading

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Friendly Islanders!

It’s often said, islanders are lovely friendly people, and for the most that is true. In my more than fifty years living here I have come to know and like so many people. Islanders are kind generous and thoughtful, always … Continue reading

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