Category Archives: vehicles

The Mighty Firefly

Finally on August 4th I managed to attend a car show. Twin Shores near Darnley was the host of this show, money raised was for the IWK children’s hospital. Linda drove me there and back in beautiful sunshine. Twin Shores … Continue reading

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Old British Cars

Years ago Linda and I would jump in the car on a Sunday afternoon and drive around different parts of the island. Our purpose, looking for old and or discarded British cars. We found many and towed many home. Alas … Continue reading

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Toys from my Childhood

The little model bus is same as the actual bus I rode to school on. While attending Freshwater Secondary Modern in 1951-52 on the Isle of White, I boarded this bus every school day. It took us to school and … Continue reading

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1st Car Show of 2019!

Sunday 26th May was the Annual PEI Antique Car Club Show. This is an event I have been attending for years. Indeed I was very much involved it the first show back in the 1970s which was held at the … Continue reading

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Canada’s Gas Guzzlers!

There was an interesting article that appeared in both island newspapers on Saturday 11th May 2019. It was titled Canada’s Gas Guzzlers and written by Blake Schaffer of Postmedia News. It caught my interest not just because of concern for … Continue reading

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The Carbon Tax?

While it appears the carbon tax works and has been proven in several countries I still have questions. There must be more simple ways to reduce carbon without causing a tax increase on the working public. I drive a Toyota … Continue reading

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Al Capone’s Car

HERE IS A BIT OF HISTORY… Hours after Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941, the Secret Service found themselves in a bind. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was to give his Day of Infamy speech to Congress on Monday, … Continue reading

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Interesting Old Sayings

I have been trying to make sense out of the Chrysler Corp advertizing campaign for their Dodge trucks. When promoting the truck they claim the following using a deep tough sounding guys voice, “Guts-Glory-Ram”. But all that tells me,  it … Continue reading

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Gays/Lesbians/Classic Cars???

I posted this a few years ago, and thought it was time to do it again. I found it rather strange then and still do today. One might conclude the heading is a strange one?? I suppose it is a … Continue reading

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My Driving Career Began in the 1950s

  Yes I did have a licence to drive an automobile in the 1950’s and I knew all the hand signals??? Hand signals??? what are hand signals you ask?. In the 1950’s cars were not fitted with flashers or brake … Continue reading

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