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US vs UK Cop shows

There is a huge difference between the television shows in the US and in the UK. A US cop show is over dramatized with car chases, spectacular crashes, Guns Galore, Handsome macho cops. Blood and gore, and finally very simple … Continue reading

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The Friendly Island???

Yesterday I was reminiscing about my arrival on Prince Edward Island in 1969 and talking about the friendly people and the beauty of the tiny Province. Then I had another thought! not all people were so friendly or welcoming. My … Continue reading

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Philip My Taiwanese Friend

I related Philip’s speeding incident with you yesterday, it was just one of the many situations he found himself in during the time I knew him. However the most difficult and possibly the funniest situation came about in the Windsor … Continue reading

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How to Speed and Get Away With It — (once)

This is a true story, but not one I’d recommend you try if you find yourself stopped for speeding. In the 1970’s we lived in Essex, a small town just outside of Windsor Ontario where I managed the local K … Continue reading

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Back to Sanity

The Lambretta is history! It left yesterday in the back of a truck heading for Halifax. I had mixed feeling as it disappeared down the driveway. Nevertheless, its better gone,I’d surely have been killed if I’d continued riding it. That’s … Continue reading

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No Fool Like An Old Fool

The photo I have posted was taken in 1959, I was twenty years old and riding a Lambretta around the narrow country lanes of South Wales with a pretty girl on the back. In those days traffic was light and … Continue reading

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Weather Watch

The back fields don’t look like the photo yet, but I’m off on our walk early this morning. We have a storm on the way that is scheduled to start around noon time. Quite a mixed bag if we are … Continue reading

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