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Still here!

Yes, still working..

The above pics from the wisepacking archive may give you a hint as to recent travels.

There’s still the Isle of Man pieces to come along with items on Dumfries and Galloway and Suffolk too. 99 more words


My First TT

I have been going to the North West 200 and Ulster Grand Prix since I was very young but this year I got to experience the Isle of Man TT for the very first time. 749 more words


Watch "Peter Hickman - Isle Of Man TT 2018 - Full Lap" on YouTube

Senior TT winner

Incredible video. Lots of front wheel airtime. Brutal power.

It’s TT time. I am overdosed on TT video. Last one for this year, I promise. 13 more words

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks | Week 22: So Far Away

I’ve not written much about my husband’s ancestors. I can barely keep up with my own side of the family. However, it was his Manx great-great grandparents, William John Garrett and Isabella Kissack, that kick-started my serious deep dive into family history. 784 more words

52 Ancestors In 52 Weeks

Goodbye, Isle of Man, We'll Miss You

They say all good things come to an end, and unfortunately our time on the Isle of Man has done just that. It’s a case of “au revoir”, though, not “adieu” – we’ll definitely be back. 1,219 more words

UK, France & Ireland (2018)

Trivia Week

We’ve learned in recent days that this was not only the very first place to give women the vote, but also the site of the World’s first holiday camp and the home of only paddle steamer ever known to have taken on a submarine and won. 2,008 more words

UK, France & Ireland (2018)

Non-FIFA Database Update #3

Not much of an update in all honesty as this week so far I’ve mostly been tinkering with the Isle of Man’s domestic football world adding competitions, fine tuning the club reputations & adding a bit of meat to the bone by way of detail which of course has tediously required repeated simulations of at least a season each time to gauge the effects of each change made. 250 more words

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