Month: May 2010

Alex Lloyd 4th in Indy Light

FORMER Island resident Alex Lloyd claimed an impressive fourth place finish at the Indianapolis 500 series in America on Sunday. The 25-year, who has had previous success in the Indy Light series, began the race in 26th but stormed up

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The First Manx Homecoming 1927

And I found this too. I have a fancy my grandparents were involved in it.

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World Manx Association

I went looking for one of my inherited Manx pieces as I seemed to remember the symbol on the sail was of the Norse sun sign (swastika) and not the three legs. Can anyone tell me when the sign was

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NAMA & GWAMs member and son of Manxmum graduates today, woo hoo!

OK, so it’s the blogger’s perk to promote their own but in fact I’m too busy to post anything else today as we’re off to the Vespers of Graduation at St. Anselm’s Abbey School in DC today where Matthew Blower

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NAMA & GWAMs member and son of Manxmum graduates today, woo hoo!

OK, so it’s the blogger’s perk to promote their own but in fact I’m too busy to post anything else today as we’re off to the Vespers of Graduation at St. Anselm’s Abbey School in DC today where Matthew Blower

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World Manx Association

NAMA received a lovely newsletter from Carol Gray, Secretary of the World Manx Association today.  They enclosed a CD of the late (and lovely ) Geoff Crellin reading passages from T.E. Brown. I’d like to suggest we pass this to

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Terry Cringle's Rock

To hundreds of holiday-makers, the rock went unnoticed. But to Examiner columnist Terry Cringle, it meant much more. As a boy playing on Douglas beach he claimed it as his own and called it Cringle’s Rock. Several years later, he

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Terry Cringle’s Rock

To hundreds of holiday-makers, the rock went unnoticed. But to Examiner columnist Terry Cringle, it meant much more. As a boy playing on Douglas beach he claimed it as his own and called it Cringle’s Rock. Several years later, he

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Nice while it lasts

THE weekend was the hottest so far of the year, with temperatures soaring to 25C. On Saturday, the temperature reached 20.4C (69F) at the Isle of Man Met Office, based at Ronaldsway. It meant it was the hottest day since

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GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTS 2009-10

For anyone who is interested, here are the blue books for the IOM Government: 1. The Treasury has released this week the draft Government’s Accounts for the year to 31 March 2010 2. The Accounts released at this stage are

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