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Smart Enough to be a Politician

When I was a young boy growing up in Belfast Ireland in the 1950’s I truly believed to be a member of government, a mayor or a city Councillor one had to be really intelligent and smart. Its funny how … Continue reading

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Christmas 1950. Top of the Class – Maybe a New Bicycle

For two years I had been hoping praying and begging for a new bike without success. My first and only bike was a second hand one given to me when I was just eight years old, I had long since … Continue reading

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Motor Vehicle Inspection PEI

A member of the Liberal Government raised the question of why we need safety inspections for new cars, or indeed for the first two years in the life of a new car. Minister Biggar claimed it was important because of … Continue reading

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Transparency Eh????

The word transparency is probably the word most used by the two guys in the photos attached to this blog. Neither Mike Redmond or Peter Bevan Baker have cause to use the word, and certainly not in their own defense. … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air or was it gas fumes????

    It has been a strange weekend, the weather was almost warm and the sun was out all day. Besides that, the clocks went ahead last night and the dogs slept in this morning. All in all spring was … Continue reading

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Provincial Budget

Probably not a day for waving the flag as our Islands Finest plan the financial future for the Province. I’m not excited are you???. I recall the huge waste of tax payers money building the Hills of Borden. Oh! sorry … Continue reading

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No one Woke Up!!!

I didn’t get any answers to my poser “what do ELVES learn at school”. Monday morning probably wasn’t a good time to ask people to think so hard!!! Anyway I expect you are all holding your breath waiting for the … Continue reading

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Are you Awake???

Well here we are, another Monday morning, its not everyone’s favourite day but I like it, I’m retired. Anyway just thought I’d check in with my readers and see if you are awake yet????Christmas shopping on the weekend can be … Continue reading

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