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British Waterways (Canals)

I was browsing the jumble sale at Victoria West Church this morning and came across this interesting book titled “Building Britain’ Canals”. It brought back my childhood memories of living near the Grand Union Canal. This canal ran from London … Continue reading

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When PEI was a Gentle Island and Dreams were Good

From One Belfast to Another Way back in on Halloween night in1969 I arrived on Prince Edward Island for the first time. Driving from the ferry terminal at Borden to Charlottetown I heard Stompin Tom sing for the first time, Its … Continue reading

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HMS Ganges – Boys Training Camp

HMS Ganges the Boys training school of the Royal Navy,was the toughest training camp for young boys anywhere. The place where the Royal Navy turned boys into men.  Turned them into the very best sailors in the Navy, they were … Continue reading

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