Tag Archives: Maine

On Michael Brown and Eric Garner

British Meme- Heaven is where the police are British, the lovers French, the mechanics German, the chefs Italian, and it is all organized by the Swiss. Hell is where the police are German, the lovers Swiss, the mechanics French, the chefs … Continue reading

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Mawwage, part 1 Coming to America

We had a tea party recently with some friends: lapsang souchong from Jacqueline’s Tea Rooms in Freeport if you must know, with home made British scones, none of your triangular American ones here thank you, round British ones with craisins and sliced almonds, home … Continue reading

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Never… leave your car keys in the Ignition

Now here is something I had never heard of before coming over to the US. In the UK if you leave your keys in the ignition of the vehicle parked outside hour home overnight, you have every expectation that the … Continue reading

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Susan the Lucky Charm

So on this side of the pond, when I was a Police Officer in the small rural town of Monmouth , one night in 20__ I got called to provide a taxi service for a vulnerable person who needed to … Continue reading

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And The Next Piers Morgan is…….

So over the last ____ years I have learned some things that apparently Piers Morgan could not learn. First that you cannot talk to most Americans about voluntarily giving up weapons, even if they are not members of the NRA, … Continue reading

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Sliding Down the Learning Curve, Things to Avoid #1

I think I have hinted occasionally that i am not originally from ‘around here’, and by here I mean rural Maine, we emigrated in 19___, and as I am sure you can understand there were a few ‘adjustments’ to make, … Continue reading

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NorthPond Hermit

P This is a great story, Christopher Knight spent 27 years in the Maine Woods as a Hermit, in that time he used no hunting or fishing skills, instead, in a state with huge amounts of game, and some of the … Continue reading

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