Beauty Gifts For All Ages

1. Zoeva Plaisir Box A gorgeous brand, Zoeva offer 3 chocolate inspired palettes to suit every skin type; Blanc Fusion, Cocoa Blend and Caramel Melange.Available on 2. Limecrime Dream Girl Trio set This dreamy set includes Dreamgirl Velveteen deep matte cranberry, red hot velveteen, a metallic red, and the amazing […]

December on the rock

Wrap up warm. Winter has truly arrived and tis the season to be merry. The skies are sparkling with twinkling lights, airwaves are buzzing with Christmas songs and there are festive occasions popping up all over the place.Here’s your guide to the best cosy gatherings, events and things to do […]

Return of the Mac, 2017

Our famously changeable Isle of Man skies have been known to catch out the occasional unprepared “come over” but as the nights close in and the days grow moist its time to roll down the sleeves and prepare yourself for dodging droplets down Strand Street.Traditionally a ‘summer trend’ the return […]

Be Heard! Save the Ice Rink at Tynwald Mills

In the space of five years, the island has gone from being behind the times to gentrification on crack.For decades you couldn’t take a trip across the Irish Sea without a tinge of envy, bearing witness to the cornucopia of consumer delights dotting “mainland” cities.But look now and the island […]

Corporate Culture: Is it time to sweat the small stuff?

// for island-based businesses who are striving to build a strong corporate culture on a budget.Corporate Culture is no longer simply a buzzword bandied around in just the boardroom. USP’s of companies and their ethos are not only being rolled out to customers and clients but also internally, so all […]

Angela Clucas; Tips for launching and running a business online

//’s almost one year since Next Level Nutrition launched and what a year… the little business I started via a Facebook page in my student studio apartment has grown into a full time, profit making operation.While I might be pushing it slightly to call myself ‘millennial’, I have always been […]

Isle of Man: The chick’s dig it

The ‘Worlds Happiest Country’ publication shows that Denmark is the happiest nation in the World.But us Manxies don’t only think about ourselves, we campaign for the equal rights of everyone and everything!After extensive research by the ‘World Chicken Appreciation Association’….. we can finally announce to you a world exclusive …… […]

Island News Round

Young men called Callum, Jack or Conor are more likely to be insufferable pr!cks, study finds. An independent research group has carried out an Island-based study to find out if there’s any link between a boy’s name and their general level of tw@ttry.The team from Bangor University spoke to teachers, […]

A guide to planning a kick-ass website

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDJTIxLS0lMjA2NzJ4ODMlMjAlMjBFbmdsaXNoJTIwLS0lM0UlMEElM0NzY3JpcHQlMjBzcmMlM0QlMjIlMkYlMkZlbWJlZC5iYW5uZXJmbG93LmNvbSUyRjVhN2FmZDQ4ZTMxNGUwM2RmOGNhMDYzYiUzRnJlc3BvbnNpdmUlM0RvbiUyNm5pZCUzRDElMjZ0YXJnZXR1cmwlM0QlMjIlMjBhc3luYyUzRSUzQyUyRnNjcmlwdCUzRQ==[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][thb_gap height=”20″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Launching a new website is a big deal, launching a crap website is a much bigger deal. So, you’ve decided that you need a new website and you’re already sh!tting yourself because you’re beginning to realise that it’s a pretty big commitment. Do not fear, this kick-ass guide is here!Close […]

We chat with professional footballer: Liam Doyle

Living the dream. Doing what many young aspiring Manxies aim to achieve. How did local footballer Liam Doyle become a Professional ‘Soccer’ player for Swope Park Rangers?  Q. Summary: name, age, birthplace & current location. Liam James Doyle, July 1st 1992, Douglas, Isle of Man. Currently living in Kansas City Missouri, USA Q. […]

October on the Rock

October in the Isle of Man means the arrival of autumn, carved turnips and darker nights. But don’t hibernate indoors – there’s too much going on that you won’t want to miss. Get your social life sorted with our handy guide to the best events, activities and spooky Hop-Tu-Naa experiences happening this […]

Dear Paragon. Part One: Surviving your first day in a new job

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDJTIxLS0lMjA2NzJ4ODMlMjAlMjBFbmdsaXNoJTIwLS0lM0UlMEElM0NzY3JpcHQlMjBzcmMlM0QlMjIlMkYlMkZlbWJlZC5iYW5uZXJmbG93LmNvbSUyRjVhN2FmZDQ4ZTMxNGUwM2RmOGNhMDYzYiUzRnJlc3BvbnNpdmUlM0RvbiUyNm5pZCUzRDElMjZ0YXJnZXR1cmwlM0QlMjIlMjBhc3luYyUzRSUzQyUyRnNjcmlwdCUzRQ==[/vc_raw_html][thb_gap height=”20″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dear ParagonI totally smashed the interview and I’m starting my new dream job next week but I want to make the best first impression possible. I’m freaking the hell out; I’ve got nothing to wear! Their dress code is smart casual. What even is that!? I’m worried they’ll realise […]

Isle of Man Equality Bill 2016: What it means for employers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_raw_html]JTNDJTIxLS0lMjA2NzJ4ODMlMjAlMjBFbmdsaXNoJTIwLS0lM0UlMEElM0NzY3JpcHQlMjBzcmMlM0QlMjIlMkYlMkZlbWJlZC5iYW5uZXJmbG93LmNvbSUyRjVhN2FmZDQ4ZTMxNGUwM2RmOGNhMDYzYiUzRnJlc3BvbnNpdmUlM0RvbiUyNm5pZCUzRDElMjZ0YXJnZXR1cmwlM0QlMjIlMjBhc3luYyUzRSUzQyUyRnNjcmlwdCUzRQ==[/vc_raw_html][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][thb_gap height=”20″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]All businesses in the Isle of Man need to be prepared for new, far reaching social legislation that aims to ensure fair and equal treatment for all.The Equality Bill 2016 will create rights in the Isle of Man where it will be unlawful for anyone to discriminate on the […]

Trichef: Crispy Sea Bass with Braised Kohlrabi Sauerkraut and Poached Egg

Crispy Sea Bass with Braised Kohlrabi Sauerkraut and Poached EggAdapted from ‘On Vegetables’ by Jeremy Fox  Kohlrabi Sauerkraut750g Kohlrabi30g Fine sea saltI Small onion chopped130ml Vegetable stock1 tbsp Chopped dill Poached EggWhite wine vinegar2 Large eggs Sea Bass2 Fillets of Sea Bass1 Tsp Sea salt flakes20g ButterPinch of pepper  Cut […]