Month: June 2011

Isle of Man Stamps – Tales of the Tailless

The Isle of Man Post Office has recently issued a set of six stamps featuring artwork from a series of distinctive Manx cat postcards entitled ‘Tales of the Tailless’ together with a Presentation Pack and a First Day Cover. Manx

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Check this out!!!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-13962440 My first job was cleaning queenies. Here’s how they get to the factory.

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Message from Manx Fudge Factory

Hello everyone,Thank you for posting the article about us. You may be interested to learn that we won the ‘Best Tasting Manx Food’ category and were Commended in the’Most Original Idea’.It’s been really good meeting people from your side of

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Francis Coakley — Thank you for scanning all the Manx Notebooks!!!!

Letter from Ohio:2 Introduction This letter was published in Manx Advertiser Feb 8th1827. It has been reprinted several times, including in Manx, Isle of Man, History of Manx People who came to America.The William Kneen and the Phillip Kelly are presumably his fellow

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Tynwald Day is coming…

…and you should all read up about Tynwald Hill and the day itself.  Check out Wikipedia  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tynwald_Day

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Work of Archibald Knox in UK Auction

 As interest in the work of Manx designer Archibald Knox grows around the world a large number of his designs will go under the hammer at one of Britain’s leading auction houses. Described by the Antiques Trade Gazette as ‘arguably

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Southern Festival of Flowers

The Southern Festival of Flowers is a new venture which has blossomed within the Southern Mission Partnership after the highly successful Manx Heritage Flower Festival was held for the final time last year. The festival will form part of the

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CALLING ALL HOMECOMERS

Greetings from the Isle of Man to all members of the Manx Societies across the world.  We have now just finished TT Week and soon Tynwald Day will be upon us.  This year the World Manx Association is celebrating its

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World Manx Association Centenary

Peter Kelly from the WMA saw the posting below where I compared the pre and post war logos. Last year he told us: “The World Manx Association badge was updated by Dorcas Costain-Blann during her term of office as President

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Parville Gardens Open Days

I wish I were home to visit Parville. It enjoys a beautiful prospect and these gardens look magnificent. Parville is situated adjacent to the parish church in Ballabeg and boasts some beautifully landscaped gardens which will be open to view

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