This week the Manx Labour Party undertook a major transformation as political stalwart David Cretney stepped down as the Party Leader after being involved in Manx politics for over 40 years, and I wish him well in his retirement.
On 23rd March 2020 I wrote that this island had woken up a different place as the Manx government placed the Isle of Man into a situation of “lockdown” as a direct result of Covid-19, which has caused more than […]
On Tuesday this week a protest march was held in Douglas as part of “Black Lives Matter”, which is an international human rights movement that campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people.
At 13.00 last Sunday afternoon the roads around the island’s TT course were due to fall silent with an army of Officials, Marshals, Volunteers and Fans waiting on the roadside or in their favourite hedge or vantage point with anticipation […]
At 20.35 (a very strange time) on Wednesday evening a formal press release was issued confirming that the Policy and Reform Minister, Chris Thomas, MHK had been dismissed from the Council of Ministers – not entirely sure if Chris received […]
As the Isle of Man continues to settle into the “new normal”, a number of non-essential shops have started to re-open this week, along with lifting various restrictions on certain sports and other activities etc.
With the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continuing to dominate the news headlines at the moment, it seems fitting that we took a moment on Tuesday to celebrate International Nurses Day on the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder […]