Category Archives: veterans

Monday Morning Blues!

My Monday morning started off with a photo of Lawrence MacAulay on the front page of the Islander newspaper, the Guardian. Someone congratulating MacAulay on having served 30 years as an MP. It had me wondering what this man had … Continue reading

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Idea for Christmas Stocking Stuffer

Still looking for that elusive Christmas gift for that special person? Please allow me to suggest a copy of my third book “Chapter XXI Armageddon”. This is my first work of fiction and is full of twists and turns. It … Continue reading

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A Little Saturday Humour.

Posting this on Saturday because tomorrow is Remembrance Day Dr.Geezer, became very bored in retirement and decided to re-open a medical clinic. He put a sign up outside that said: “Dr. Geezer’s clinic. Get your treatment for $500 – if … Continue reading

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Attempted Blackmail Online.

Just  in case someone gets the idea that Tony Clement was involve it’s not true! I  received a Blackmail email this morning demanding $900 dollars in bitcoin??  I thought of keeping the blackmail email and copy it here, but decided … Continue reading

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Jehovah Witness Objections to Remembrance

This incident occurred four years ago, and I think its time we re-post it for those who still think Remembrance is Glorifying War? Regarding the Jehovah Witness’s Objection to Remembrance Posted on November 10, 2014 by irishroverpei I posted comments … Continue reading

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The Royal Navy and Me

This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute lowest rank in the Navy. Follow his induction at HMS Ganges, the toughest … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day and what has been Forgotten?

——The first World War—– Recently on Face Book there has been quite a lot of postings remembering the First World War. The Great War (war to end all wars) ended at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the … Continue reading

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My political Dilemma

One might say election time is in the air both Federally and Provincially. This is when I once again struggle to make a decision on which way to vote. It is easier here on PEI. I have firmly decided on … Continue reading

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Membership Again —Follow Up

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised by the reaction to yesterday’s blog by Christopher Richardson. Chris set himself up as the great legion defender, perhaps we should call him Richardson the Lion Heart of the legion? However, after he accused … Continue reading

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Stolen Valour – Treatment of Veterans

It seems we see more and more of these phonies popping up these days. Stolen Valour appear to be doing a good job spotting them, but what about the legion branches?. Are they just so intent on recruiting new members … Continue reading

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