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    Thread: Bus News
Post: Bus News

IoM buses now accept payment by contactless debit card Link
Stroller General Discussion 1 3,591 24-05-2018, 10:18 AM
    Thread: Luggage
Post: RE: Luggage

(03-05-2018, 09:44 PM)dengriff Wrote: HI thanks for replying to my email re luggage will try the Isle of Man post , as we don't know anyone on the island , or we are back to lugging ruksaks again Wh...
Stroller General Discussion 6 8,004 04-05-2018, 11:24 AM
    Thread: Luggage
Post: RE: Luggage

You could try asking IoM Post, they might be able to help with 'post restante' -  01624 664664
Stroller General Discussion 6 8,004 26-04-2018, 03:51 PM
    Thread: Shoprite - Douglas
Post: Shoprite - Douglas

The one in central Douglas (by the multistorey car park) is closing this weekend. LINK
Stroller General Discussion 0 3,028 24-04-2018, 06:32 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 Staying in Douglas
Post: RE: Southern 100 Staying in Douglas

(17-04-2018, 11:01 AM)Chrisp955 Wrote: I'm I right in thinking the steam train also runs to castle Town for the southen 100 Yes, it does - timetables for that are also on the website linked to above
Stroller General Discussion 7 8,527 17-04-2018, 03:36 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 Staying in Douglas
Post: RE: Southern 100 Staying in Douglas

(16-04-2018, 03:22 PM)xxl1990 Wrote: Hi All,         Apologies if this is not the right place for this! I am hoping to take my dad to watch the Southern 100 this year as i have been before and love...
Stroller General Discussion 7 8,527 17-04-2018, 10:52 AM
    Thread: Castrol R scented candle
Post: RE: Castrol R scented candle

A quick google will show several places. Don't know anywhere on island though. Amazon for example.
Stroller General Discussion 3 10,826 31-05-2017, 06:12 PM
    Thread: Best network for roaming?
Post: RE: Best network for roaming?

Neither. You will be ripped off with heavy roaming charges whichever one you use. Buy a local PAYG sim and use that or just stick to WiFi
Stroller General Discussion 7 8,984 31-05-2017, 06:07 PM
    Thread: Where for an early breakfast ???
Post: RE: Where for an early breakfast ???

The Cat With No Tail will be under new management soon (hurrah). Not sure if the new gaffer will be doing breakfasts though.
Stroller General Discussion 6 7,476 24-05-2017, 10:17 PM
    Thread: Mobile phone networks
Post: RE: Mobile phone networks

(24-05-2017, 07:27 PM)paully21 Wrote: Thanks everyone...But, one more question... Malcom, I did read the info in the Manx Telecom (I actually saw it before I posted), but it doesn't really say if I...
Stroller General Discussion 11 13,227 24-05-2017, 10:09 PM
    Thread: Glamping security and power
Post: RE: Glamping security and power

(23-05-2017, 09:45 PM)Chrisp955 Wrote: What's the story stroller? Basically - the guy running Regency had a few other companies and was involved in VAT fraud. Fuller details are in the link on my e...
Stroller General Discussion 17 20,071 24-05-2017, 10:42 AM
    Thread: Glamping security and power
Post: RE: Glamping security and power

(19-05-2017, 05:44 PM)badlyoverdrawnboy Wrote: The reason you probably won't get much response from Regency is that they are gradually winding up the business, would have thought the glamping compan...
Stroller General Discussion 17 20,071 23-05-2017, 07:54 PM
    Thread: Glamping security and power
Post: RE: Glamping security and power

Most pubs will let you plugin a charger if you ask nicely and buy a few beers while its charging
Stroller General Discussion 17 20,071 23-05-2017, 07:49 PM
    Thread: Bus App !
Post: RE: Bus App !

(23-05-2017, 04:52 PM)laverda77 Wrote: Just a post to make anyone using buses during TT,aware of the new app "Bus-Man" ive just got it on my phone,and it looks great,with journey planner,maps,timeta...
Stroller General Discussion 2 5,326 23-05-2017, 07:47 PM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

(22-05-2017, 11:47 PM)DBD 34 Wrote: Hope you're not getting paid overtime as from the above posts it would appear that you have spent most of this evening tracking the Ben my Chree and dissing large...
Stroller General Discussion 24 33,934 23-05-2017, 07:44 PM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

Couldn't care less at the moment.... Was in the office at 7:45 this morning, and I'm still at it at 23:00 - from home now, but still working. Trying to solve a systems problem in Malta
Stroller General Discussion 24 33,934 22-05-2017, 11:11 PM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

(22-05-2017, 09:58 PM)scaramanga Wrote: suppose its just the time of year gotta get the excuess ready for not running at full power wonder when the last time both boats ran at full power during the...
Stroller General Discussion 24 33,934 22-05-2017, 10:01 PM
    Thread: Citywing airlines...
Post: RE: Citywing airlines...

Correct - Citywing were only a ticket agent, not an airline
Stroller General Discussion 7 8,722 22-05-2017, 09:59 PM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

Coming into the harbour now...... They've found some girl willing to give up her tights to replace the fan belt and all is well... until tomorrow when she wants them back
Stroller General Discussion 24 33,934 22-05-2017, 09:50 PM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

People moan about the higher fares at TT - this is just the Steam Packet way of making sure you get your moneys worth!!
Stroller General Discussion 24 33,934 22-05-2017, 09:38 PM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

Heading in the right direction now - still slow though [Image: https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t...e=599F0D5E]
Stroller General Discussion 24 33,934 22-05-2017, 09:35 PM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

(22-05-2017, 09:05 PM)SILJA Wrote: Latest news? Still at sea or in harbour? Still at sea - latest arrival time is estimated 21:30
Stroller General Discussion 24 33,934 22-05-2017, 09:09 PM
  Photo Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

Currently drifting aimlessly down the east coast..... [Image: https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t...e=59AA70E5]
Stroller General Discussion 24 33,934 22-05-2017, 08:22 PM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

Anyone planning on coming over from Heysham tonight might be in for a long wait........
Stroller General Discussion 24 33,934 22-05-2017, 08:01 PM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: Ben my Chree

Looks like shes not very well......... Ship AIS
Stroller General Discussion 24 33,934 22-05-2017, 07:25 PM
    Thread: Paddock Warmups
Post: Paddock Warmups

Sorry folks - work commitments (which I've only just found out about today) mean I won't be able to do any this TT
Stroller General Discussion 4 7,015 22-05-2017, 04:20 PM
    Thread: Real Ale / Cask Ale on the island.
Post: RE: Real Ale / Cask Ale on the island.

Most of them do - and it's usually Okells. Most also have some guest beers
Stroller General Discussion 7 8,925 22-05-2017, 03:54 PM
    Thread: Where for an early breakfast ???
Post: RE: Where for an early breakfast ???

Best bet would be The Caff
Stroller General Discussion 6 7,476 21-05-2017, 07:18 PM
    Thread: early morning cafe
Post: RE: early morning cafe

(26-04-2017, 08:38 PM)Timmy594 Wrote: Talking of Walpole Ave, I've just looked on Google and there's a curry house on the corner. Didn't that used to be a Pizza Hut or am I cracking up - opposite Bu...
Stroller General Discussion 18 25,868 27-04-2017, 06:19 PM
    Thread: Ballaugh Bridge
Post: RE: Ballaugh Bridge

There is an access corridor between Kirk Michael (Douglas Road Corner and Station Road) and Glen Road at Ballaugh Bridge which is usually open between racing
Stroller General Discussion 3 6,521 20-04-2017, 08:41 AM
    Thread: Getting close......
Post: Getting close......

St Ninians bridge is up Bales being installed around the course........
Stroller General Discussion 5 8,827 19-04-2017, 09:00 PM
    Thread: Bushy's in hot water over TT logo
Post: RE: Bushy's in hot water over TT logo

Agreement reached..... "An agreement has been reached between the Department of Economic Development and Bushy's Brewery over the use of the initials "TT". It's being termed a "co-existence" agreeme...
Stroller General Discussion 1 4,042 05-01-2017, 03:59 PM
    Thread: Bushy's in hot water over TT logo
Post: Bushy's in hot water over TT logo

Details Government not backing down And our 'friends' over at Manxforums have a thread on it
Stroller General Discussion 1 4,042 04-01-2017, 03:37 PM
    Thread: Red Arrows
Post: RE: Red Arrows

Only the Ramsey display is cancelled. Due over Douglas Bay at 7:30pm today
Stroller General Discussion 3 5,437 07-06-2016, 08:43 AM
    Thread: Where's Radio TT?
Post: RE: Where's Radio TT?

Please spare a thought for those of us who have to put up with the dire Manx Radio all year
Stroller General Discussion 9 10,642 30-05-2016, 08:29 AM
    Thread: Anywhere take euro?
Post: RE: Anywhere take euro?

(24-05-2016, 06:35 PM)L1v32R1d3 Wrote: I'm sure they could trade it in at a bank. Yes, banks and post offices will exchange, but not pubs or shops
Stroller General Discussion 3 5,583 24-05-2016, 06:45 PM
    Thread: Anywhere take euro?
Post: RE: Anywhere take euro?

A few places used to take Euros, but not seen anything recently. You always got a rubbish rate anyway.
Stroller General Discussion 3 5,583 24-05-2016, 05:18 PM
    Thread: its nearly here boys and girls!
Post: RE: its nearly here boys and girls!

Mountain is one way from 4:30pm on 27th May. It closes at 9:30am on that day for the signage to be put up.
Stroller General Discussion 33 38,252 23-05-2016, 01:54 PM
    Thread: Stroller.
Post: RE: Stroller.

(21-05-2016, 02:25 PM)stretch Wrote: Not been on here for a while,just wondering if stroller is doing his annual paddock build up this year ?. Still around, and the first build up panoramas were pos...
Stroller General Discussion 1 3,807 21-05-2016, 09:07 PM
    Thread: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas
Post: RE: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas

(21-05-2016, 06:21 PM)SILJA Wrote: Nice ones! I'm coming soon! Call you! Yes, will certainly have to meet up again this year... I'm taking race week off from work so will be around... at the Queens ...
Stroller General Discussion 8 9,350 21-05-2016, 06:32 PM
    Thread: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas
Post: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas

Are here - enjoy
Stroller General Discussion 8 9,350 21-05-2016, 05:24 PM
    Thread: for the attention of stroller
Post: RE: for the attention of stroller

(21-05-2016, 05:11 PM)Revvin rich Wrote: Cheers stroller enjoy your beers! I did.... just going to upload the first set of panoramas now.
Stroller General Discussion 6 8,970 21-05-2016, 05:14 PM
    Thread: for the attention of stroller
Post: RE: for the attention of stroller

First set of pictures taken. Off down the pub now..... Will post them when I've had a few beers. 🍻🍻🍻
Stroller General Discussion 6 8,970 21-05-2016, 12:04 PM
    Thread: Provisional Licences....
Post: RE: Provisional Licences....

(19-05-2016, 08:53 AM)DBD 34 Wrote: Surely the country of origin would be classed as British would it not? Otherwise if you rode from say your home in Liverpool to North Wales on their terms you wou...
Stroller General Discussion 3 6,296 19-05-2016, 01:17 PM
    Thread: for the attention of stroller
Post: RE: for the attention of stroller

(18-05-2016, 01:56 PM)Revvin rich Wrote: will you be doing any paddock shots this time i do look foreward to looking at the paddock filling up its become part of the TT build up .I will be.... Proba...
Stroller General Discussion 6 8,970 18-05-2016, 06:19 PM
    Thread: Provisional Licences....
Post: Provisional Licences....

Some information from the IoM Police: I have had a number of people contact me this week about UK riders coming to the Isle of Man riding motorbikes on L plates using their UK provisional licence. A...
Stroller General Discussion 3 6,296 18-05-2016, 01:51 PM
    Thread: Snaefel Mountain Railway
Post: RE: Snaefel Mountain Railway

Timetable is HERE if you're interested
Stroller General Discussion 5 6,903 05-05-2016, 06:56 PM
    Thread: DAB radio suggestions
Post: RE: DAB radio suggestions

DAB is available on the island for the major UK stations, but no local broadcasters use it. As others have said - use a cheap FM/AM radio or listen online on a smartphone (but beware of heavy roamin...
Stroller General Discussion 10 13,763 27-04-2016, 11:13 PM
    Thread: Access to Douglas Rugby Club campsite
Post: RE: Access to Douglas Rugby Club campsite

(26-04-2016, 08:43 AM)Raynetjr Wrote: If you're driving (or on a push bike) I think you can use the access road at Quarterbridge  to get to the inside of the course (the signs say no pedestrians but...
Stroller General Discussion 10 14,359 27-04-2016, 09:28 PM
    Thread: Why do they make plans on the strength of a weather forecast?
Post: RE: Why do they make plans on the strength of a we...

The CoC has to make a call at some point using the information available at the time. Nothing upsets some locals more than having roads closed for racing than having roads closed with nothing happenin...
Stroller Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 28,250 03-09-2015, 09:51 AM