Here at Gef, we don’t think that a pandemic should stop you from going hard on Tynwald Day, so we’ve put together this guide for how you can celebrate the sh*t out of the most MANX day of the year!
HOWARD & DR AL WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE AS H-MAN, DEFENDER OF THE ROCK, EMERGENCY POWERS REVEALED THEMSELVES TO ME BY THE POWERS INVESTED IN THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, WE HAVE DITCHED THE EMERGENCY POWERS WE NO LONGER HAVE THE POWER THE PEOPLE HAVE THE POWER POWER TO THE PEOPLE BUT […]
No faffing. Simply a matter of packing up the car, locking up the house and driving a maximum of what, 45 minutes? to the other side of the Island, or maybe just down the road, for your very own island escape.
Here’s our guide to staycationing on the IoM this summer.
HOWARD AND ASHY WELL GOOD AFTERNOON PERFECT SUMMERS DAY ON THE IOM THE HOTTEST DAY IN NEARLY TWO YEARS ASHY AND HOWARD HAVE BEEN STUCK IN MEETINGS BUT THEY HOPE YOU ENJOYED THE SUN PRE COVID WE WOULD HAVE TOLD YOU TO WEAR SUNCREAM AND DRINK WATER NOW WE ADD […]
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The Isle of Man is often cut off from the rest of the world through a shroud of ocean mist. Its seemingly untouched splendour is loved by locals and tourists alike, but how much does this isolation cloud the opinions of those who live on it. It certainly did in […]
HOWARD AND DR AL HOWARD WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE HOPE YOU HAD A GOOD WEEKEND I TOOK GREAT DELIGHT IN SEEING PEOPLE MEETING UP WITH LOVED THIS WEEKEND THE PUBS WERE BUSY AND THERE WASN’T ANY TROUBLE, THANKS GANG WE SHOULD BE PROUD OF HOW WE HAVE RESPONDED TO THIS […]
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ASHY AND MIKE FROM THE SAMARITANS GOOD AFTERNOON NUMBERS 0 NEW CASES 30 DAYS WITHOUT THE RONA LOCAL ELIMINATION ACHIEVED UPDATE MAIN WEAPON IS OUR BORDER OUR MANX BUBBLE IS PRETTY MAGICAL SCHOOL BAGS AND GYM BAGS WILL BE PREPARED YOU’LL HAVE TO GET THE IRON AGAIN TO HEAD BACK […]
HOWARD AND ASHY WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE WE CAN SAY, THAT WE ARE COVID 19 FREE A MILESTONE OF GREAT IMPORTANCE ASHY WITH NO NUMBERS COS WE’RE COVID FREE DENTISTRY SPENT SOME TIME REDESIGNING DENTISTS TO START WITH THEY WILL ONLY CARRY OUT URGENT TREATMENTS PPE AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL […]
All children on the Isle of Man are able to go back to school on Monday (yay!), but even though we’re heading into our new Manx normal, there are still plenty of questions to be asked.
We caught up with Dr Alex Allinson, Minister for Education, Sport and Culture, to find out more.
While summer holidays abroad continue to look uncertain, Visit Isle of Man is encouraging Islanders to look for adventure and discovery much closer to home, with its #ManxGem photography campaign offering a Staycation up to the value of £750 to the competition’s winner at any property listed here on our extraordinary Island.
The following is written with no bitterness at all but more in the sense of engaging with people who now want to know what it feels like in a small community to wear my skin colour. Here is how it felt to walk in my shoes or, literally, be in my skin.
HOWARD AND SKELLY WELL GOOD AFTERNOON HOPE YOU ENJOYED THE GLORIOUS SUNSHINE OVER THE WEEKEND ASHY HASN’T RUN AWAY TO HOST HIS OWN CHAT SHOW, HE’LL BE BACK LATER THIS WEEK NUMBERS NO NEW CASES DAY 26 OF NO NEW CASES UPDATE FROM TODAY SOCIAL DISTANCING IS NO LONGER REQUIRED […]
Here’s your weekly round up of all things GOOD! Community Efforts Throughout lockdown, Gareth and Sammi Farrell have been cooking up meals to delivery to vulnerable people throughout the Island community. After losing her job to the pandemic, Sammi decided she wanted to help others in a similar situation and […]
ASHY & KATH MAGSON GOOD AFTERNOON *ASHY HAS BEEN TO RON SMITHS NUMBERS 0 NEW CASES 0 ACTIVE CASES UPDATE IOM IS NEARLY 100% CLEAR OF THE VIRUS GUTTED WE DIDN’T GET THE REAL TT TODAY, ANOTHER BIGGIE WE HAVE HAD TO SACRIFICE. BUT THE SACRIFICE HAS BEEN WORTH IT […]
HOWARD + ASHY WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE WE’VE GOT A LITTLE SURPRISE FOR YOU ALL TODAY BUT FIRST… ASHY WITH THE NUMBERS 18 AWAITING RESULTS 0 ACTIVE CASES HOWARD 22 DAYS WITH NO CASES HAVE WE ELIMINATED COVID FROM THE ROCK? POSSIBLY WILL WE SEE THE ODD CASE POP UP […]
The ‘Senior Race Day’ ritual seems like a distant memory as we approach the end of – what would have been – TT week 2020. Grabbing the tinnies and pre-made sarnies, pitching up for the day in a random field at 6am, getting those pre-race butterflies as Manx Radio TT […]
JAMES DAVIS AS HOST WITH ASHY TAKING QUESTIONS FROM THE MANX PUBLIC WHERE WAS SOCIAL DISTANCING AT THE BLM PROTEST? POLICE ENGAGED STRONGLY WITH THE ORGANISERS. FROM WHAT ASHY SAW, PEOPLE WERE SOCIAL DISTANCING WHAT ARE WE DISTANCING FROM? A HIDDEN ENEMY, A VIRUS IS SOMETHING WE CAN’T SEE. WE […]
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Here we have it, the Not the TT 2020 teams! Made up of pairs of local riders and local cyclists raising money for the Manx Solidarity Fund, helping those impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Remember, it’s not a race! The winner won’t be the fastest lap, it’s the team who […]
HOWARD, DR AL, CHRISSIE (SCHOOL IMPROVEMENTS) HOWARD IS DONNING A DAPPER YELLOW WAISTCOAT AND HANKY “I’M GIVING ASHY A BREAK TODAY. BUT I’M SURE HE’S WATCHING TONIGHT TO MAKE SURE WE DO IT PROPERLY” NUMBERS NO NEW CASES LET’S TAKE A MOMENT TO RECOGNISE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF OUR ISLAND DR […]
Ahead of the Isle of Man Black Lives Matter Protest tomorrow, Erin Dimelow has written this informative article – giving context to the movement, systemic racism and explaining how you can be actively anti-racist.
Here’s your weekly round up of all things GOOD! Firstly, in the city of Ferguson, Missouri, where historic protests were held in 2014 after the death of Michael Brown, residents have made history yet again after electing their first ever black mayor in city councilwoman Ella Jones. On her election […]
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HOWARD AND ASHY DOUBLE PODIUM MEANS NO MORE BACK AND FORTH FOR THE DYNAMIC DUO ASHY WITH THE NUMBERS AWAITING 18 RESULTS 0 NEW CASES 0 ACTIVE CASES A FEW OTHER BITS… LETTERS FOR THOSE SHIELDING – FRESH ONES ARE ON THE WAY OUT WITH NEW ADVICE HOSPITAL AND CARE […]
JAMES DAVIS AND DRL AL WITH QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC INTRO FROM JAMES *FEAT. A CRACKING MANX TAN DELIGHTED TO BE JOINED BY DR AL WE ASKED DOMINIC CUMMINS TO JOIN BUT HE SAID EVEN BY HIS STANDARDS A ROADTRIP TO THE ISLE OF MAN WAS A LITTLE TOO FAR […]
GRAHAM CREGEEN, MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS KEV GROOM, CHIEF FIRE OFFICER *WE HAVE A NEW SET UP – 2 X PODIUMS, 2 X FLAGS, SAME GREEN BANNER GOOD AFTERNOON NUMBERS 0 NEW CASES 1 ACTIVE CASE UPDATE – GRAHAM & KEV EVERYONE ACROSS DHA HAS WORKED HARD – THANK YOU […]
Not the TT 2020 will see local riders pairing up with local cyclists to complete a lap of the legendary TT course – still on 2 wheels, but this time they’ll be powering themselves around. The challenge will raise much needed funds for the Manx Solidarity Fund, helping those impacted by […]
HOWARD, ASHY, HENNY “WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE” SORRY WE’RE LATE WE WERE CATCHING UP ON BREXIT WITH THE UK ASHY WITH THE NUMBERS NO NEW CASES ONE ACTIVE CASE WE HAVE A NEW GRAPH BEING RELEASED TONIGHT THAT WILL BE UPDATED DAILY ACTIVE CASES PEAKED MID APRIL TOTAL CASES HAVE […]