Month: October 2009

Manx cat on display in Noo Yoik

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

100 years in December

Hat Tip: Sue Black

Here's a request from a Manx Americaphile

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

Here’s a request from a Manx Americaphile

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

Christian company living up its ideals

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

Warning of fresh move on passport controls

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

Manx at Meet the Breeds Show, NYC

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

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

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

HOP TU NAA CELEBRATIONS AT CREGNEASH

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

It should have got a Gold…

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

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