Month: October 2009

Orva Rossman is a Manx cat breeder who had a booth at a “Meet the Breeds” show in New York City. Along with the Manx cats she had a display of info regarding the Isle of Man, some of it …

Manx cat on display in Noo Yoik Read More »

Hat Tip: Sue Black

I am looking for an official Maquette of the Iwo Jima statue made of solid bronze that is an exact copy of the famous USMC Memorial at Arlington. The sculptor, was a man called Felix de Weldon who died in …

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I am looking for an official Maquette of the Iwo Jima statue made of solid bronze that is an exact copy of the famous USMC Memorial at Arlington. The sculptor, was a man called Felix de Weldon who died in …

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WHEN the Ramsey company AFD Software Ltd reached its 25th birthday, managing director David Dorricott and his wife Alison pondered how to celebrate the occasion. Black tie dinner perhaps? Champagne reception? No, they decided to buy an aircraft – yet …

Christian company living up its ideals Read More »

THE BRITISH Home Office is to make a renewed effort to impose passport controls on travel into Great Britain from the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. The effort was criticized by a succession of …

Warning of fresh move on passport controls Read More »

Hi Jim!Thought you and the guys in the Manx Society would like to know that our Manx booth won First Prize as the Best Cat Booth at the Show. We won $500.00 for our Breed Council.Orva

THE Isle of Man can manage the consequences of change in its revenue sharing arrangement with the United Kingdom, Chief Minister Tony Brown MHK told Tynwald today (Tuesday October 20, 2009). But he warned that some ‘very difficult decisions’ will …

Island can rise to challenge of change in revenue share – Chief Minister Read More »

As the rest of the British Isles prepares to celebrate Halloween, the National Folk Museum at Cregneash will stage a traditional Manx Hop tu naa celebration starting at 10am on Saturday 31st October. There will be a free turnip and …

HOP TU NAA CELEBRATIONS AT CREGNEASH Read More »

Manxies who attended the Homecoming or recent NAMA and GWAMS events will know how delicious Manx cheese can be. Well, the Garlic and Chive Mature Cheddar cheese won bronze medal at this year’s British Cheese Awards. The flavoured cheese is …

It should have got a Gold… Read More »