Month: March 2010

That’s more like it — Cav wins

MARK Cavendish’s troubled early season finally came good on Tuesday when he won stage two of the Tour of Catalonia in Spain. The HTC-Columbia was the clear winner in a slightly uphill finish at the small town of Banyoles, crossing

Nepotism — Go Manx

Washington Manx Society member Honora Finkelstein (the co-author of the Ariel Quigley novels) has a grandson called Tiernan McCulloch (age 6) who has made it into the finals of the Heinz Ketchup creativity contest. This is an art contest for

Well, Liverpool is close to the Isle of Man…

Social networking puts people and jobs together

A website encouraging Manx graduates to return to work in the Isle of Man was praised during a presentation by Isle of Man Champion PDMS (whom we have praised before.) The website,, was created by PDMS in September 2008.

Is it a house, is it a blood wagon?

The ambulance service has taken delivery of a vehicle to provide a base for treatment at major events. It will also serve as an ambulance command and control unit at major incidents and will be used for health promotion purposes

Calvin Quayle R.I.P

Calvin King Quayle is a Past President of NAMA and a former genealogist for the Association who was noted for being thorough and exacting. I hope that members who knew him better than I will contribute to this all too

Ducati is back in the TT

Italian manufacturer Ducati is set to return to the Isle of Man TT with a fully supported effort for the first time in seven years. Michael Rutter will ride Ducati machinery in four of the five solo races for his

Whoops! Cav goes down.

Manx cyclist Mark Cavendish continues to struggle for form as he prepares to defend his Milan-San Remo title on Saturday. Cavendish suffered cuts and bruises on Tuesday when he crashed in the final stage of Tirreno-Adriatico in Italy. The crash

Celtic Festivals

As the Celtic festival season gets into full swing Manx musicians and dancers are getting ready to represent the Island both at home and abroad.Across in South Wales Manx groups will be sharing the stage with fellow performers travelling from

Isle of Man to host six-discipline Adventure Race in June

Plans have been announced for what is believed to be the first event of its kind in the Isle of Man – an Adventure Race covering six separate outdoor disciplines. The man behind the project is Keirron Tastagh, Director of