Category Archives: isle of man

Is The Grass Greener?

The grass is not greener on the other side of the fence: the grass is greener where it’s watered most. True? Take care until next time … Advertisements

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Isle of Man TT: A Lesson in Health, Safety & Taking Risks to Achieve Great Results

My son, Matt, is currently living in the Isle of Man & this year he has had opportunity to witness the Isle of Man TT Races for the first time. As a result, so have I. I cannot believe how … Continue reading

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Boats, Paint, Sea & Sky

Brightly coloured fishing boats nestle in the safety of Ramsey Harbour on a bright, sunny day, awaiting their return to sea.   Cleaned, nets repaired & ready to resume her fishing duties.   The beauty of boats, paint, sea & … Continue reading

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Beyond Ramsey: A Touch Of Colour

Flowering gorse bushes brighten the view looking north beyond Ramsey, Isle of Man from the mountain road (part of the famous TT circuit) just above the town. Take care until next time …  

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Standing On Top Of The World Can Be A Lonely Place

The view from the top is beautiful, but be careful that in striving to get there we don’t arrive alone: it can be a very lonely place. Take care until next time …

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Lady Isabella & Friends

Taken from the Snaefell Mountain Railway, Lady Isabella, the Laxey Wheel, nestles into the hillside. Take care until next time …

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Setting Sun Running Water

Niarbyl, Isle of Man, taken through falling water. Looking at the familiar from a new position enables us to see things differently. Take care until next time …

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