Tag Archives: Remembrance Day

Royal Canadian Legion Hypocrisy

The simple definition of the word “Hypocrisy” : the behavoir of people who do things that they tell other people not to do. : behavoir that does not agree with what someone claims to believe or feel. This is not … Continue reading

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Legion Refuse to Budge

I was quite surprised to see in today’s paper my article(Guest Opinion) on the wearing of medals. My continuing struggle to have an unnecessary law changed. Section 419 of the criminal code states if a widow-mother or family member wears … Continue reading

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Wearing a Late Veterans Medals

This is a very moving and poignant picture of the first National Silver Cross mother the late”Mrs Charlotte Susan Wood. In the photo she is saluting whilst wearing on her right side, her late sons medals. She wears them in … Continue reading

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The Royal Canadian Legion- Do or Die

In the last week the PEI Provincial Command of the Royal Canadian Legion announced the selling of the Charlottetown Branch Number One. This is the largest legion branch in the Province. Not so long ago the Summerside branch (second largest) … Continue reading

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Resolution on Wearing Medals

You might recall in January 2015 I entered a resolution at my local Legion Branch to change the existing law regarding the wearing of medals. Well that resolution is now close to its first hurdle, Provincial Command meet later this … Continue reading

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Preface to Lily & Me. In Remembrance.

As I prepare to launch my latest book “Chapter XXI. Armageddon” I thought a re-post of the preface from my first book might be of interest to some of my readers. As we are once again nearing Remembrance Day,¬† and … Continue reading

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White Poppy Campaign?

I have to allow that the people behind the white poppies are probably well meaning, but they are also hopelessly naive. There motto ‘non violent conflict resolution’. Do they really think they could have sold that idea to Hitler??? Prime … Continue reading

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Wolves 1-4 Arsenal!!!!!

Hi Folks another great soccer result, Arsenal have now moved into second place in the Premiership Wow!!!. I spoke with the children today at Sunday School regarding Remembrance Day. It took a bit of an effort to get dressed and … Continue reading

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