Month: May 2009

Kayaking

I have a morbid fascination for the Manx kayakers who now have a spiffy new website: http://www.kayak.im/ There is nothing on God’s green earth that would get me to kayak through the Sound — in fact I’d rather stay on

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Newquay – Ronaldsway Cheap airfares

A new route has opened to the IoM from Newquay in Cornwall in the southwest of England. Cornwall is another Celtic nation so this is interesting if you’re planning a road trip or an island hop. No-frills carrier Flybe has

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Nicole Stott

The first in a regular series of updates about NASA’s STS-128 launch, currently scheduled for August 6th and featuring the next best thing to a Manx astronaut – Nicole Stott – wife of Manx Space Ambassador, Chris Stott. Nicole is

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From the Tynwald website

This account of the Tynwald ceremony of 1691, at which the 9th Earl of Derby presided as Lord of Mann, was found amongst the papers of the Kenyon family of Gredington Hall in Lancashire. Roger Kenyon was Governor of the

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Changes to Departmental Memberships

I’m not sure if any of you are interested in this — but here goes: CHIEF Minister Tony Brown MHK has announced changes to the political memberships of Government Departments, effective from Friday May 22, 2009.The appointments, listed below, are

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New headteacher for St. Ninian's

Domestic news — but as some of you may have gone to St/ Ninian’s I thought it worthy of blogging: The Department of Education is pleased to announce that Andrew Fox has been appointed Headteacher of St Ninian’s High School

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New headteacher for St. Ninian’s

Domestic news — but as some of you may have gone to St/ Ninian’s I thought it worthy of blogging: The Department of Education is pleased to announce that Andrew Fox has been appointed Headteacher of St Ninian’s High School

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I want this bike!!!!!!!

Next month, the Isle of Man hosts the world’s first zero carbon clean emission Superbike race. Known as the TTXGP, the event is part motorbike race, part showcase for next-generation motorsports. Check out the full story here.

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Cav wins again

Trash-talkin’ Cav, hero of the circuit won his third leg of the Italia d’Italia. Telegraph story here. Apparently Cav is moving to Florence (alright for some..) to train there in the hills and mountains of Tuscany and Umbria. Now recognised

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Norton are coming back

I know, I reported on this a while ago, but it’s for real. Works Norton team returns to world famous TT races for the first time since 1993, demonstrating the new owners commitment to the brand’s racing pedigree! Norton Motorcycles

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