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  1. There have always been selfish self centred shysters , those who are prepared to cheat and bribe their way through life and ironically some criticise those who have a similar moral outlook based perhaps because they are a different ethnic group , in an attempt to deflect criticism of their own life choices , when this fails they have been known to resort to play the "victim card" When someone has the temerity to question this behaviour they resort to justifying their behaviour by arrogantly stating "Problematic as your future might be Jack I'm doing quite nicely thank you" and amusingly expect to be admired . I may be a bit old fashioned but in my book these folk are little better than looters. Just saying , hope this helps
  2. better pic , would appear that it was the IOM Office can you see yourself ?
  3. This one perhaps DT. ETA
  4. I would agree with you DT , the same can be said for the UK's response Folk who returned from a 'Tui' cruise round Malasia, Singapore, Vietnam , Cambodia on 14th Feb were told on their return to Gatwick that Public Health UK had advised that there would be a delay in exiting the aircraft , there was and no monitoring of the passengers by the use of temp guns and no advice on self isolation (and under what circumstances). No monitoring of passengers at the Sea Terminal or the airport on the island was carried out which would at least have identified those passengers with a fever who could have been identified and asked to report if they became really unwell . Obviously some passengers may have been infected without showing symptoms but the effort involved would have only one person with a temp gunned another with a notebook , and general advice could also have been given.This would have shown that the authorities were taking the matter seriously and taking steps to contain and monitor the infection. Passengers on the cruise ships were checked on and off the boat by government staff armed with temp guns on that 'Tui' cruise. My background was as a PHI/EHO and I remember investigating and tracing outbreaks of typhoid and Polio in Preston in the early/late 60's . Just saying
  5. Fair comment Teapot, remember that Phil and Sue had to close the premises because they were advised by a structural engineer that the roof was shedding slates and presented a H&S danger to themselves and customers and it would appear that the Commissioners took a cavalier attitude and illegally tried to abdicate their responsibilities as freeholders by failing to make the premise safe. Eventually they had to effect the repairs but as a result of the delay P&S took the financial hit. The Commissioners did not renew the lease and lost over a years revenue , presumably in the hope that the premises would be vandalised ( like the Marine Station and the Lido) then they would be able to build a monstrosity such as this (IMO) . Who exactly do they expect to flock to this "high end fine dining establishment open 7 days a week 364 days a year" ? I would venture to suggest that there is no demand. The rate payers of Port Erin have my sympathy as they will be paying for this white elephant for decades to come if it ever gets built In the meantime there is some symmetry in that both ends of the prom are derelict.
  6. Similar story with "Jurby Day" (as part of the local VMCC Manx Rally), I've been told . Entrants for this years rally well down. One could be forgiven for thinking that the various gov departments appear to delight in interdepartmental disputes in order to scupper any project or event proposed by an outside organisation because if run successfully (eg Jurby) it demonstrates their own lack of imagination and ability. Now Jurby is run entirely by central government I'm looking forward to seeing what events are proposed this year with Rob C at the helm . Just saying
  7. Last MGP we had a couple who had not marshalled before , the lady was "St John qualified " and was happy to assist the paramedic and her chap was happy to assist with clearing wreckage and was provided with instructions . As it turned out we had 3 riders down and 3 bikes in the road and I have to say that we were very grateful to have had the excellent assistance from the "novices". just saying
  8. Nice one Manxy , don't blame you for not responding to an unpleasant post
  9. Unfortunate post , " I'm pretty good" , an interesting hypothesis perhaps , but will probably get another ban for "questioning a mod's decision"
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    Over the last fortnight passengers on cruise ships going around Singapore/Malasia/Cambodia/ Thailand have been issued with masks , required to use hand sanitisers on access and egress to shore and prior to entering eating areas /sanitary accommodation and are scanned with temperature guns when going ashore . On return to Gatwick these same passengers are told to wait in the aircraft as "Public Health UK" will be monitoring passengers . However passengers then moved straight though immigration/customs without any surveillance . Just saying
  11. I retired here , I have an interest in all forms of heritage transport , first visit in 1954 , regular visiter, moved here in 2002. I think the island is beautiful and have absolutely no desire see the island " turned into the mythical England from your(?) psychopathic fantasies". Just curious to know why you strive to troll so offensively , you really do need to "have a word with yourself" Hope this helps
  12. You could always try "Handy Harry" Payne , mobile vehicle engineer (07624 490053) ,sorts out all my cars , nice bloke and very reasonable . Just saying
  13. Fair comment . With regard to the sidecars it's pretty well known that the intention is to get rid , one of those in charge was heard to remark that the intentions to reduce the number of entrants to 30 or under and concentrate on the " real 2 wheeled racing" . Those "in charge" seem ,IMO , hell bent on destroying the TT/MGP , they were effective in putting the skids under Jurby Day , perhaps because it wasn't organised by them and ,having heard disparaging remarks about the "amateur old boy bikers" and how 'they' could run a better 'event' (well now they have their chance , if they do I'll bare my backside in Burton's window ). Many of those "old boy bikers" have been successful in business/life and take, rather than abdicate responsibility hence the success of Jurby Day . I understand that the local branch of the VMCC is in discussion with 'Government' to arrange an 'event' next "Mad Sunday" involving veteran/vintage/classic machinery , I admire their optimism ! A bit like those volunteer who marshal Max , particularly those on the mountain ( been up there until after 11,00 pm) fortunately for me I was not sitting on scaffolding ( eg Casey's advanced), but we do get time to watch the racing (in the cold /rain /mist/etc ) I've found there is no conduit of communication from the marshals to the TTMA and Race Control , in the past emails were acknowledged and despite assurances that a reply would be forthcoming .......... nothing , last MGP not even an acknowledgement of receipt ! There comes a time in any organisation when it's ability to survive in spite of itself runs out .
  14. JW 'banned' me for "spamming" ( "questioning a mod's decision" , an interesting hypothesis ) you have to remember that disagreeing with JW , however politely will result in a ban ...... how we laughed...... just saying . ETA on the up side I wasn't fined
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    House prices dip

    True , my company owned one or two a year or two back but what do I know ?
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