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Press Release: Chance to own an original Mr Isle of Man

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Time is running out to buy a ticket for the chance to win your very own Mr Isle of Man. Manx Litfest, in conjunction with the Family Library, is raffling off an original print of the special character, created and … Continue reading

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New fiction from Paul Speller

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A new piece of fiction by Paul Speller is set to be published later this year. Bloodbond, a horror periodical belonging to the Alban Lake Publishing stable in the United States, will include Beautiful Dangerous, a new story by Paul, in its … Continue reading

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Why using data on children for political ends is wrong

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Paul Speller has hit out at the use of data and league tables in connection with school children. As well as the limited value of data based on narrow metrics, he condemns attempts by some politicians to seek a school-by-school … Continue reading

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Racket over the Packet came a little late

  Paul Speller has called  out MHKs for being too late to start expressing concern about the future of the Steam Packet. In his Grapevine column in the latest edition of Business365, Paul points out that concerns expressed over the … Continue reading

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Spring into action at the Family Library this Easter holiday

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An animation course is one of many special events taking place at the Family Library during the school holiday. The Animania animation course will be held across four sessions, on April 3, 6, 10 and 13, running from 1.30pm to … Continue reading

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Dimension6 Annual Collection shortlisted for award

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Dimension6 Annual Collection 2017, which features a story by Paul Speller, has been shortlisted for an award. The anthology, including Paul’s haunting story The Curious Child, is a finalist in the Best Anthology category of the 2017 Aurealis Awards. The … Continue reading

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Through the Legislative Council looking glass

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Paul Speller takes a look at the future role of the Legislative Council in his latest column for Business 365. He suggests a stronger role in scrutiny and a lesser role in government may be the future for the unelected … Continue reading

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