Tag Archives: World War One

Wearing Deceased Veterans Medals

Please don’t be alarmed the two handsome young men featured with this blog are very much alive and well. However, I’m very concerned about an obscure and very silly law listed with the Canadian Justice System. I only recently I … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicles

There was a lot of talk on Radio yesterday regarding electric cars. The very expensive Tesla electric car was on the island and the company were installing ten free charging points around the island. However, is the electric car the … Continue reading

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McWatters Bakery of Belfast

This old children’s rhyme brought back memories of my childhood. We often chased behind the electric bread vans chanting the poem added below. Often the driver to get rid of us would pretend to chase us down the street. We … Continue reading

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Provincial Submarine Service???

Did you know that the province of British Columbia actually had its own Navy, or to be more specific its own submarine service. Yes, that is a fact. In 1914 days before the the start of the First World War, … Continue reading

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