Month: November 2009

American Racer Planning To Participate In The 2010 Isle Of Man TT

3 time ASRA National Endurance Champion and AMA Pro Road Racer Scott Harwood has announced the formation of Team Go-Scooter-Go Racing, whose primary focus for the 2010 season will be traveling to- and competing in- the Isle of Man TT.

Diving on the Isle of Man

There is a great report here about a recent diving visit to the IoM. I’ve chopped it up a bit. Let me just start by saying what a fantastic trip it was. I’d never been to the Isle of Man

Nicole's back safely

Back after 91 days in space, Nicole Stott returned to Earth from the ISS, resting on her back in a special seat on the shuttle’s lower deck, to ease her return to gravity after three months away.

Nicole’s back safely

Back after 91 days in space, Nicole Stott returned to Earth from the ISS, resting on her back in a special seat on the shuttle’s lower deck, to ease her return to gravity after three months away.

The Snaefell Wheel or Lady Evelyn

I just received my NAMA newsletter and read about the smaller waterwheel in Laxey in Jack Cormode’s report.  I had not realized how far along the restoration was to the Snaefell Wheel as I know it, which is now known

A view of the IOM from Jersey

Here’s an excerpt from an interesting article here . It doesn’t seem fair, really. Here we are with the biggest and most successful finance industry of all three Crown Dependencies, and it looks like we are the only one about

Just a few Thanksgiving observations

Some people consider this holiday as an appropriate time to commemorate the genocide against Native Americans. Since 1970, people have gathered at Plymouth Rock to mark the “National Day of Mourning.” Supporters of this movement argue that Thanksgiving “celebrates” crimes

Flybe from Bristol to Ronaldsway

A new route between Bristol and the Isle of Man is hoping to encourage domestic tourism, a budget airliner has said today. Flybe says the year-round service will fly three times a week, with further flights added to their Bristol

Boost to the economy

THIS year’s Manx Grand Prix contributed nearly £5m to the Manx economy and raised about £800,000 income for the Manx Government, a survey has found. The research is the first in a series of studies commissioned by the Department of

I saw these on EBay — they're Manx you know!

SHEBEG FRIESAN COW **NO RESERVE** 4 Bids $17.34 4d 18h 48m SHEBEG HEREFORD BULL **NO RESERVE** 3 Bids $10.75 4d 18h 57m SHEBEG CHAROLAIS BULL (VERY SPECIAL) **NO RESERVE** 6 Bids $305.50 4d 19h 16m SHEBEG NORTH DEVON (RED RUBY

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