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A Naval Hospital!!!!!

HMS Ganges Hospital—- Patient Care?????Posted on 4th September 2020 The Ganges Naval Hospital HMS Ganges was a Boys Naval Training Base. The recruits were on average 15 year old’s. We never for moment imagined what we had let ourselves in … Continue reading

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Is MacKay Kaput ??

Quite a surprise in the Conservative leadership race! I’m sure Peter MacKay felt confident he was going to win. I’m sure he imagined himself as the next Prime Minister of Canada. Alas, he had so much baggage! Poses in F35 … Continue reading

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Conservative leadership race!

I think the race to elect a new leader of the Conservative party takes place this week. I’m not a conservative voter, nevertheless, I’m concerned about who wins. I’m totally against Peter Mackey, and not that keen on O’Toole. I … Continue reading

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Legion Membership?

I cancelled my Legion membership in January 2016 over double standards for veterans at the local Wellington branch PEI . Since then I have had nothing to do with any part of the Royal Canadian Legion, period. Nevertheless that does … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour

Philosophers A German, an Italian, a Frenchman, and an Englishmen are debating philosophy. The question arises over the course of their debates: What separates man from the animals? “Technology,” says the German. “Other creatures have tools, yet none can match … Continue reading

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1st Sunday in May

Battle of the Atlantic Sunday.Posted on May 3rd 2020by irishroverpei On the first Sunday I always pay my respects to the memory of the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest running battle of the second World War. People might think … Continue reading

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Turn Back the Clock Night

 I thought during this trying time of self isolation I would post something from the past. I dug out this old photo taking in circa 1982 at the Charlottetown Race Track. It was called Turn Back the Clock Night.  It … Continue reading

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March 14th 1955 Heading to HMS Ganges.

Sixty Five years ago today. 14th March 1955. These are my memories of the two days that forever changed my life for the better. Joining the Royal Navy. Stepping off the bus, I turned onto High Street at a brisk … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour

Does running from my responsibilities count as cardio? 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 His Choice My husband thinks I’m crazy, but I’m not the one who married me! 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 … Continue reading

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Trudeau Spending Spree?

I don’t understand the ways government distribute our tax money. Maybe our Prime Minister can explain it to me and millions of other Canadians, how he makes these amazing financial decisions. First of all, 12 million to Loblaws for new … Continue reading

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