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A Rare British Automobile.
My story of the car in the photos started way back in the early 1970’s. A young man called me from Moncton NB to ask if I had ever heard of an Armstrong Siddeley, I had and was reasonably familiar … Continue reading
Posted in vehicles Tagged Armstrong Siddeley, Austin, Borden, British Auto Industry, Moncton, Ontario, PEI, Rover, sad, silent., Sphinx 3 Comments
An Awful Christmas Long Long Ago
The photo on the front of the book is of my brother Tommy, me and my father, it was taken in 1949 on the Clifton Suspension Bridge. I was ten years old and visiting from the Isle of Wight where … Continue reading
Posted in family, veterans Tagged bedroom, books, Christmas, cruelty, Ireland, Isle of Wight, lonely, royal navy, sad, tears Leave a comment
Not The Best Outcome
On the 1st Dec I posted a message from a young lady who was searching for her father. He had served at the same time as me aboard the submarine Alcide. Through the blog I contacted several shipmates without luck. … Continue reading
Posted in family, soccer Tagged Alcide, brothers, Cockade, crossed the bar, family, Ganges, not all bad, sad, shipmates, sisters. Leave a comment
Nice to be Well Thought Of.
The statement attached was part of the 2014 Award Ceremonies held at Holland College in Charlottetown on 15th May. It was my last official function with the Duke of Edinburgh Council. I’m greatly honoured and privileged to have been part … Continue reading
In The Line of Duty
Yesterday 11th June 2014 Linda took me along with our friends Carl and Jan to Moncton. The purpose of the trip was to visit the Mini Dealership and get my fathers day gift. A Mini Cooper baseball cap, plus an … Continue reading
Posted in military, veterans Tagged adults children., aromas, flowers, hero's, Moncton, moving, notes, RCMP, sad, teddy bears Leave a comment
The PC Blue Wave!!!!Seeing Red
Is the good ship SS Leaderless riding the crest of the Blue Wave? or is it sailing into disaster on the rocks of Election Rumour???. The latter appears to be the most likely outcome. Sadly the captain and crew seem … Continue reading
Posted in politics, Prince Edward Island, veterans Tagged blue, blue wave, Doyle, Ghiz, Green, life jackets, new leader, Olive Crane, Orange, patronage, plank, Red, ripple effect, rocks, sad, sinking, SOS 1 Comment
First Day of 2014
Before and after photos of the Warburton Road. Notice the stop sign barely above the snow line, but no accident worries the traffic is strictly via snow shoes. Well folks it is the first day of 2014, Happy New Year. … Continue reading
Posted in family, politics, Prince Edward Island Tagged bedtime, birthday nearing, dogs, Ghiz, miss the navy, need more coffee, new year, pee, sack, sad, snow, snow jobs, too old, ugh, warburton Rd, winter 2 Comments
Good Bye Mr Postman
Like the Eggs and Butter man, the iceman, and the lamp lighters, sadly we have reached the end of the line for the beloved postman. I don’t suppose everyone would agree with my use of the term “Beloved” and no, … Continue reading
Posted in family, military, The Royal Navy & Me, veterans Tagged cards, changing times, Christmas, eggs and butter man, emails, facebook, lamplighter, letter boxes, mail bags, meter reader, parcels, post office, postman, royal navy, sad, stamp collectors, stamps, telegram boys, telegrams, twitter, valentines day Leave a comment
Might be time to eat Crow?
I found it very difficult to get a complete or satisfactory answer to my question of what happened to the program “Volunteers for Literacy”. On one hand I was told the staff position was cut by the Dept Education. I … Continue reading
Posted in family, Prince Edward Island Tagged communication, crow, dept education, LOVE program, nice poster, planB, sad, school program, volunteers for literacy Leave a comment
Woe is Me.
Oh Dear!!!, Arsenal continue their dreadful season losing 2-1 to Spurs. With the loss today the Gunners slip into 15 place in the league standings, that’s 15th out of 20, not good. But on a positive note there is only … Continue reading
Posted in politics, soccer Tagged 15th place in league, arsenal, election, sad, Spurs Leave a comment