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    Thread: Monday 20th August - Cancelled - Bad Weather
Post: RE: Monday 20th August Schedule

Tonight's qualifying for the Manx Grand Prix and Classic TT has been cancelled due to poor weather. Race organisers say after consultation with the Clerk of the Course and the Island met office, the ...
Stroller Practice Week 3 1,147 20-08-2018, 03:41 PM
    Thread: Saturday Opening Night Practice Session + Report & Pics
Post: RE: Saturday Opening Night Practice Session

(26-05-2018, 06:41 PM)Stroller Wrote: Yup. Lovely and sunny now. Clear sky. I’m sitting in my garden, not heard any bikes starting off yet. Edit: Can hear them now going past Bedstead
Stroller Practice Week 14 4,609 26-05-2018, 06:54 PM
    Thread: Saturday Opening Night Practice Session + Report & Pics
Post: RE: Saturday Opening Night Practice Session

Yup. Lovely and sunny now. Clear sky. I’m sitting in my garden, not heard any bikes starting off yet.
Stroller Practice Week 14 4,609 26-05-2018, 06:41 PM
    Thread: Saturday Opening Night Practice Session + Report & Pics
Post: RE: Saturday Opening Night Practice Session

Nice and sunny again now in Douglas. Some cloud, but not of the dark, rainy variety
Stroller Practice Week 14 4,609 26-05-2018, 05:26 PM
    Thread: Saturday Opening Night Practice Session + Report & Pics
Post: RE: Saturday Opening Night Practice Session

Just started raining 🙁 Nothing much, but probably more to come.
Stroller Practice Week 14 4,609 26-05-2018, 04:17 PM
    Thread: Saturday Opening Night Practice Session + Report & Pics
Post: RE: Saturday Opening Night Practice Session

A few dark clouds over Douglas at the moment.
Stroller Practice Week 14 4,609 26-05-2018, 04:12 PM
    Thread: Bus News
Post: Bus News

IoM buses now accept payment by contactless debit card Link
Stroller General Discussion 1 4,303 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 10,089 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 10,089 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 3,507 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 10,788 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 10,788 17-04-2018, 10:52 AM
    Thread: Tuesday 29th August - Race Comments + Reports
Post: RE: Tuesday 29th August

To give just one example - There will be funerals booked at the crematorium on non race days mornings......
Stroller Race Week 9 3,616 28-08-2017, 04:44 PM
    Thread: Monday 28th August - Cancelled
Post: RE: Monday 28th August

Racing cancelled today
Stroller Race Week 1 1,101 28-08-2017, 11:47 AM
    Thread: Monday 21st Practice - Cancelled
Post: RE: Monday 21st Practice

Tonights practice cancelled
Stroller Practice Week 2 1,147 21-08-2017, 02:01 PM
    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 12,850 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 11,703 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 9,688 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 17,539 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 25,950 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 25,950 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 25,950 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 6,624 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 42,395 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 42,395 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 42,395 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 11,341 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 42,395 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 42,395 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 42,395 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 42,395 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 42,395 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 42,395 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 42,395 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 8,893 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 11,650 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 9,688 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 31,956 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 7,930 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 10,628 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 4,763 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 4,763 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 6,739 07-06-2016, 08:43 AM
    Thread: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas - Thursday
Post: RE: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas - Thursday

(31-05-2016, 06:51 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: Is that why you've ditched the trademark Panama Hat? :icon_biggrin: SamThe trusty Panama is still going. In fact it was out with me yesterday afternoon at th...
Stroller TT2016 Photographs & Video Links 7 6,705 31-05-2016, 06:32 PM
    Thread: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas - Thursday
Post: RE: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas - Thursday

If the CSA don't find me first!
Stroller TT2016 Photographs & Video Links 7 6,705 30-05-2016, 05:01 PM
    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 13,751 30-05-2016, 08:29 AM
    Thread: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas - Thursday
Post: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas - Thursday

As you can see, it's getting pretty packed now so this will be the last set for this year.... ONE TWO THREE Hope everyone who's coming over has a good time and gets home safely. I'll be hanging a...
Stroller TT2016 Photographs & Video Links 7 6,705 26-05-2016, 06:50 PM
    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 7,018 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 7,018 24-05-2016, 05:18 PM
    Thread: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas - Tuesday
Post: Paddock Warm Up Panoramas - Tuesday

Not much happening in the top padock, and for some reason the pictures in number 2 paddock aren't converting properly..... I'll look at them again when I get home. But here are three from the lower p...
Stroller TT2016 Photographs & Video Links 3 3,435 24-05-2016, 02:39 PM