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Back Where they Started!!!!!
Dear oh Dear! the provincial election is over, the Liberals are smiling,have a majority once again, the Greens are smiling,they made a breakthrough electing one member, the NDP are smiling, they did better than expected,and that just leaves the PC’s … Continue reading
Posted in politics, Prince Edward Island Tagged aylward, compton, Greens, Lantz, leaderless, liberals, NDP, PC Party, sadness, smiling, tears, uncertainty 2 Comments
Alcohol in the Royal Navy?
You might recall that on 2nd August I blogged about Black Tot Day that took place on 31st July 1970. The last day of the issue of rum to members of the Royal Navy. All members having reached the age … Continue reading
Posted in HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, The Royal Navy & Me, veterans Tagged admiralty, alcohol, beer, blemish, Booze, drunkenness, dry ships, elite service, missed opportunity.wardroom, nuclear, pride lost, rum, sadness, shame, spirits, Submarines, warships, waste of lives, Weapons, wines Leave a comment
A Special Place
Of the many places we visited in Newfoundland on our recent trip,none was more special than this. The site where the Arrow crashed in the early morning of December 12th 1985 taking 256 young men and women to their deaths. … Continue reading
Posted in military, veterans Tagged 101St Airborne, 12th Dec, 256 dead, Arrow Crash, Christmas 1985, DC8, fire, Gander NFLD, Memorial, peaceful, RIP, sadness, Screaming Eagles, silence, special place. Leave a comment
Lest We Forget
I picked this photo off the Facebook site. It struck me as a very touching sentiment, natures own War Memorial. Unlikely to be true, the bike looks like it belonged to a child not a young man ready to enlist. … Continue reading
Posted in veterans Tagged bedroom, bike in a tree, death, emptiness, football boots, genuine, keepsakes, Lest we Forget, lovely sentiment, never return, sadness, salute, sweetheart, toys, war, wishing 2 Comments