Category Archives: veterans

Seniors are the Greediest

This is an older post, but thought it was worth a rerun. I’d like to point out I’m one of those greedy seniors at 81, I served my country and worked hard all my life. Never once Appling for EI. … Continue reading

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The beginning of a Chinese takeover ???

Taking Over maybe wasn’t a catchy enough caption on Monday’s blog. I’m not sure this one will be either. Hardly anyone read the blog and have missed what I believe is extremely important warnings of what is happening on PEI. … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day

Wishing all my readers a very Happy Canada Day. If you are not Canadian or live in another land, then happy day to you God Bless and keep reading

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.Reminiscence of an Octogenarian.

On these pleasant warm summer days my thoughts drift back through my life. Things like, would I do that over again, or what if I had done this instead of that. We all have similar thoughts from time to time. … Continue reading

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Sinking of the Saint Patrick Ferry

A Bit of History – SS Saint Patrick Irish FerryPosted on January 22 June 2020 by irishroverpei My tiny connection with this piece of history is the fact I was stationed at HMS Harrier in 1959, just a few miles … Continue reading

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HMS Cockade

Over the last few weeks I have received many visits to my web page/blog about HMS Cockade. I have decide to re-post several photos from my Cockade days that some of you may remember of the ship or maybe recognize … Continue reading

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Sunday Drive up West.

The covid 19 isolation effects so many things in our lives. My personal issue was getting a haircut, which is now done. Isolation hasn’t effected me to any great deal, I have a comprised Immune system so have stayed close … Continue reading

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The Royal Canadian Legion Today.

I sit here sometimes and think about my youth, my time in the Royal Navy. Wonderful times filled many experiences of visiting many lands. I think back to the time on the Submarine Alcide when we surfaced thought the Arctic … Continue reading

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Revolving doors/Proportional Representation!

Nothing has changed, we ousted the liberals and elected the conservatives. What did we get? more of the same, nothing changed. If we re-elect the liberals in the next election they will just pickup where they left off under MacLauchlan. … Continue reading

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Navy or Air Force??

When my father returned from the First World War he was hired as a bakers labourer at MacWatters Bakery in Belfast. He remained there until his death in 1960. During that time his ambition was to have a son become … Continue reading

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