Month: October 2009

Ellan Vannin by Robin Gibb

Even in space — the women clean the fridge

Nicole also cleaned out the MERLIN (Microgravity Experiment Research Locker Incubator) Galley fridge, removing all of its contents to temporary stowage. Afterwards, a 24-hr bake-out of the unit will be commanded from the ground, to help prevent moisture getting into

September Money Media

I received this from the Manx Government — it might interest some of you.http://www.moneymedia.co.im/online/sep2009/

The times they are a changin'

A Dept of Health and Social Security report into the ending of the reciprocal health agreement with the UK – which will go before Tynwald this month – says we’re on our own after the current arrangement ends on April

The times they are a changin’

A Dept of Health and Social Security report into the ending of the reciprocal health agreement with the UK – which will go before Tynwald this month – says we’re on our own after the current arrangement ends on April

Another Manxie on the plinth in Trafalgar Square

The Guardian: After 100 days, 35,000 applications and 2,400 people who succeeded in becoming living works of art, rain, hail, thunder, scorching sun and bitter dawn chill, the people’s occupation of the empty plinth in Trafalgar Square came to an

Jonny Bellis out of coma

Jonny Bellis has come out of a coma and is slowly recovering from the serious injuries he suffered during an accident while riding his scooter in Italy on September 19. According to British Cycling, doctors at the intensive care unit

At last — John goes digital

Finally, and in time for holiday shopping — Laxey Woollen Mills is online. Check out their neat site here: http://www.laxeywoollenmills.com

Manx Lessons

It’s been a while since we looked at the lingo — here are some Manx classes from Phil Kelly – recommended by Jim Morrison. Personally, I can’t open them for some bizarre reason maybe my programs are too old, but

Astronauts Build Stephen Colbert’s Space Treadmill

Staying fit in space is about to get easier now that astronauts on the International Space Station have finished building a new zero-gravity treadmill named after TV comedian Stephen Colbert. Dubbed COLBERT after the host of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert

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