We always know when summer is on its way on the Isle of Man, because the railways tart up the trains and trams and the horses start getting their summer shoes on. We are so lucky to still have three, yes three different types of heritage railway, and this summer visitors are coming over to […]
The Coat of Arms of the Isle of Man were granted by Her Majesty by Royal Warrant dated 12th July 1996. The Arms are an augmented version of the traditional arms which comprise the Three Legs conjoined on a red shield surmounted by a Crown and with the motto Quocunque Jeceris Stabit underneath.
In heraldic terms […]
Does anyone know why a man in a tractor daily moves all the seaweed into piles. Just for the tide to distribute all over the beach again…..who pays for this ” service ” and what does it actually achieve?
This question has been asked for a number of years, and the question of why we […]
Winter on the Isle of Man is sometimes one of the best times of the year, although the leaves have fallen and the bracken is brown, the air is clean and crisp, the sunlight reflects on the sea around us and there is a mystical beauty about this time of the year
In July of this year I wrote a post regarding the horse trams and their future, well done to our parliament Tynwald for making a sensible decision by keeping this age old institution.