Month: August 2020

A Love Letter to the ‘Supermanx’ T-shirt

There have been a few items of clothing that have become cultural phenomenons. There was last year’s Zara dress, an inoffensive, universally flattering polka-dot dress that was favourited by millennial women for cocktails and brunch with the girls (avocado toast all ‘round, obvo). There was also that Topman t-shirt from […]

GEF’S GOOD NEWS

Get stuck in to your weekly dose of all thing GOOD right here! COMMUNITY NEWS Football fans rejoice! You may have heard about the creation of the island’s very own football team ‘FC Isle of Man’ and their joining of the North West Counties Football League (NWCFL) Division One South. […]

Are you OK?

This week, the Government announced the ‘Are you Ok?’ campaign, a response to the damaging effects COVID-19 has had on many Manxies’ mental health. The scheme is encouraging us to chat and open up to one another, to reduce some of our anxieties. We caught up with the Chief Minister […]

GEF’S GOOD NEWS

It’s time for your weekly dose of all things GOOD! Community Efforts When Richard Lloyd of the Isle of Man Southern Judo club passed recently, one of his students, Nathan Kennaugh, wanted to do something important in his memory. Deciding to do a 24 hour cycle, Nathan began training alongside […]

Manx Micro-trends of Lockdown

As the memories of lockdown begin to fade, as do the many weird and wonderful trends which corona brought with it. With so many shared experiences, who’d have thought a global pandemic would have made us more connected than ever? Here we have highlighted what we think are 10 of […]

Post Millish Project

What is it? Born out of the success of the ‘Manx Sewing for Safety’ project and seeing first-hand how much of an impact the Manx people can have when the Island comes together, the Post Millish Project was designed as a way of giving back to the Manx community and […]

GEF’S GOOD NEWS

Here is your weekly dose all things GOOD, enjoy. Community Efforts Girlguiding IOM recently celebrated the success of one of their young brownies for fundraising efforts over lockdown. Geneva, of the 9th Douglas Brownies, was presented the North West Region Presidents Award in a virtual ceremony with the Region Chief […]