Tag Archives: Halifax.

Memories of the 6th Canadian Submarine Squadron

In late 1965 I was nearing the end of my time with the 6th Squadron and would soon be returning to the UK. I recall a couple of items we had aboard in those far of times. One crew member had … Continue reading

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Local Politicians Resigning???

This sudden wave of Provincial politicians resigning seems a wee bit fishy? First we had Robert Ghiz, he suddenly resigned to spend more time with his family! now he is working in Ottawa. Next we have Wes Sheridan, he resigned … Continue reading

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Abortion Right or Wrong

I must apologize and offer a correction to my blog regarding the letter to the editor. I refer to the writer a “she” when in fact the nurse was male. Sorry folks just a typical male assumption that all nurses … Continue reading

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Another Halifax Blog

We are still in Halifax for one more night so coming up with interesting things to blog about is a wee bit difficult. I have posted a photo of Susannah age 4, who could have imagined in 2015 she would … Continue reading

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Another Great Review—-Plus Arsenal Won their Game

Just home from Halifax Nova Scotia after a weekend of Birthday bashing. When to see my grandson play soccer this morning his team won the game 5-4 and Chris scored the winning goal in the closing minutes. Great game Chris!!!! … Continue reading

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Big Birthday Bash Ahead = Happy Birthday Caroline

Can you believe the little baby in the chair eating an ice cream cone is having her 50th birthday today 14th January. Wow!! I have just realized how old that must make me!!! We are off to Halifax on Thursday … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day – 150 Years of Confederation

I first landed on this beautiful shore in January 1964 via the Royal Navy submarine HMS Alcide. After serving for two years with the 6th Canadian Submarine Squadron based out of Halifax I returned home to Ireland in 1966. I … Continue reading

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Tattoo’s A Wiser Decision of my Youth

In 1956 I joined HMS Cockade stationed in the Far East, I was just seventeen years old and a very new sailor. It was a natural progression in the Navy to torment and tease the new young sailors. My career … Continue reading

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Double Dipping in the Cadet Org

It was interesting to read of the top heavy bureaucracy  within the Canada Cadet organization but it came as no surprise. I served in the Cadet Instructor Cadre for twelve years and quite frankly I was disgusted with the way … Continue reading

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A Review Worth Mentioning.

I do not often blow my own horn, especially not when it comes to my books. However, this morning I received such a generous review on line I just felt the need to share it. What convinced me to share … Continue reading

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