Category Archives: veterans

Ministry of Defense—–DVA

In early March 2017 I visited a specialist about an old injury to both my hands which was incurred during my time aboard HM/SM Alcide. Lately I have experienced severe cramps in both hands. The doctor prescribe Physiotherapy in the … Continue reading

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Boy Soldier or Child

I have a serious issue with this huge compensation award to Omar Khadr, and the flimsy excuse that he was just a child or boy soldier.  Romeo Dallaire stated on national television, “a child is a child is a child? … Continue reading

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Wade should take Notice

  Our Provincial Premier should really take notice of what is happening in B.C under the new government of NDP and Greens. In fact the Prime Minister with the nice hair should take notice too. Change is coming whether the … Continue reading

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Borden/Gateway Village

I had to go to Borden today on business, it was a beautiful sunny day.  Linda and I stopped in at the Hand pie shop to buy our lunch. The word expensive comes to mind! two pies, one small pop … Continue reading

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Who can wear late loved ones Medals?

My continuing struggle to have section 419 of the criminal code changed to allow blood relatives to wear late loved ones medals, met another road block. This time is was very disappointing response and the reason offered of the very … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Post

I was planning on attending the car show at Cymbria today, but alas its raining. Not much fun walking around a field with wet feet. Nor is it as much fun attending car shows when you don’t have an antique … Continue reading

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Put A Shot Across Her Bow Mr Richards

This could be considered a rum story This tot time story has always stayed with me as the greatest ever, but also probably the most unbelievable and ridiculous ever told!!!! Taff Richards, who recently turned twenty, was now old enough … Continue reading

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Must Have been Eventful??

As the caption with the photo states, it must have been a very busy two weeks in the Royal Marine Corps. Prince Edward joined the Royal Marines some years ago but quit because of the harsh training? However, to have … Continue reading

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Old Farts

Old farts Don’t worry – fart is an olde Englishe worde, used in all social circles up to the late 19th century. ) I never really liked the terminology “Old Farts” but this makes me feel better about it. And … Continue reading

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Using my Thumb!

Hitching a Ride in Uniform My old shipmate gave me the idea for today’s blog, He mentioned our long ago Navy days of hitch hiking in uniform. Of course we were an irresistible lot in those days, it was very hard … Continue reading

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