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Interview with the Author. “Lily and Me”

Interview With Author Frederick Ben Rodgers by NFReads.com http://www.nfreads.com/interview-with-author-frederick-ben-rodgers/ Introduction I was born in Belfast N.I on 15th January 1939 delivered at home by Dr Frederick Smith, for whom I was named. We lived in one of the thousands of … Continue reading

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Not Wayne Easter Again?

I really find it tiresome that CBC radio and television continually call upon Easter to offer his bias opinions on JWR and the SNC Lavalin affair. First of all he is a yes man and will always back up his … Continue reading

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Primary autoimmune hemolytic anemia

Quite a mouthful eh! In layman’s terms it means a persons immune system is attacking and destroying red blood cells. In my case I was five pints of blood short when diagnosed. It’s a very rare disease that a great … Continue reading

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Why I’m Voting Green

In many ways I’m fortunate to have reached the grand old age of 80, some might think I’m just an old fool.. However, I really care about the future, but it is not mine, it belongs to my children and … Continue reading

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Lily and Me

Looking for a good book to read or maybe a present for family or friend? This might be just what you are looking for. Although a memoir, it is definitely not stuffy or boring, as one might, at first think. … Continue reading

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A Long Short Irish Story (True)

Happy Saint Patricks Day Posted on March 17, 2019 by irishroverpei A Touch of Blarney (A True Story) My story is what is called in Ireland a long short story, its a bit long for a short story, but its … Continue reading

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Remembering lost friends at Christmas

Michael Chislett was my shipmate and best friend. We sailed together on the submarine Taciturn. Later in Canada we re-connected whilst I was with the 6th Canadian Submarine Squadron. Michael had left the RN in 1966 and re-enlisted in the … Continue reading

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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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