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Budget Speech 2018

Below is a copy of my budget speech delivered in Tynwald today – some minor differences in delivery on the day and slightly reformatted for publication… 4,561 more words

Politics

A Different Wartime Story

The heritage that runs through families is often very complicated. It mixes together the personal and the individual with national and the international; family history often intersects with global events in unexpected ways. 652 more words

Comics

Mental Health Services To Be Replaced with Quayle Telling Patients To "Deal With It"

Recently, Chief Minister Howard Quayle has said that he believes adequate service is being provided for those suffering mental health. However, anyone who has had any dealings with the mental health services will be able to tell you that is not quite the case. 165 more words

Isle Of Man

Days Out: Peel Beach

Winter has been long this year, very long indeed. It feels like we’ve had more wet rainy days than lovely crisp sunny winter ones. So when we woke up on Tuesday and it was bright and sunny, if a little chilly, I decided to grab the opportunity and tick our first beach off the list. 327 more words

Toddler

Isle of Man - stormy weather

Perhaps it has something to do with having lived 90% of my life within walking distance of the sea (open coast and estuary), but I do love being by the coast in stormy weather.  257 more words

Coast

Isle of Man - Maughold Broughs

To put you out of your misery, it is pronounced something like Mackled Brews!

The house we are staying in – Greg-ny-Geay – stands at the top of a low cliff overlooking Ramsey Bay.  361 more words

Outdoors

Election Time on the Isle of Man

Well here we go folks, it’s election time again on the Isle of Man however these aren’t elections that the public have any say or matter in. 729 more words

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