Category Archives: The Royal Navy & Me

Another Great Revue of “The Royal Navy & Me

This is my most recent reading which I had posted on my Timeline on May 17, 2017 The Royal Navy & Me Follow the story of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy 1n 1955 as a Boy Seaman … Continue reading

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Latest Revue of Chapter XXl Armageddon.

My most recent reading: CHAPTER XXI ARMAGEDDON by Frederick Rodgers of PEI (Prince Edward Island) CANADA By Francis Gallant My first knowledge of humankind was learning about the creation of our first parents. After graduating from this fictitious story onto … Continue reading

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My Latest Book

  Chapter XXI Armageddon. My latest work and first one of fiction. Back cover Bio Adam opens the Holy Bible to the book of Revelations chapter 21. The year is 4013. You might ask how he came to end up … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Caroline Patricia.

I was going to begin this blog by saying way back in 19!! ? but caught myself just in time. So instead, I will write about this incredible moment in my life without giving away anyone’s age!!!. That most special … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning Auckland NZ 1956

Excerpt From “The Royal Navy & Me” Outside the front door we removed our shoes and tiptoed up the stairs whispering and giggling. The girl’s room was at the back of the house and furnished with two single beds. Still … Continue reading

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Trafalgar Lord Admiral Nelson October 21st 1805

Battle of Trafalgar The Battle of Trafalgar was a naval engagement fought by the Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition of the Napoleonic Wars. Date: October 21, … Continue reading

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In Praise of the Sailor(prelude to Trafalgar Day)

A piece of work from WWII: “You can talk of your famous Army, And glorious Air Force too. But do you ever think of the Navy, And the job they have to do? No sane man ever sails those seas, … Continue reading

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Christmas is only fourteen Fridays away!!!!!

Thought this might be a good time to promote one of my three books!!! The Royal Navy & Me   Now available as an E-Book, go to http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/irishrover This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who … Continue reading

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Time to Flog a Book or Ten.

  It has been a while since I last tried to flog some books . So here we go with another tantalizing motivation to buy one of my wonderful stories. Besides, I have still not reached the magic number of … Continue reading

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Australian Sailor Breaks the Law???(Legion)

Law breaker spotted at the recent Beaumont Hamel Ceremonial Remembrance Service held in St Johns NFLD. The Service was held on 1st July 2016 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the battle. The guest of honour was Princess Anne accompanied … Continue reading

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