A harsh lesson for Howard Quayle

Paul Speller muses on a harsh lesson for Chief Minister Howard Quayle in his latest Grapevine column for Business365 magazine. After a bumpy few weeks where the chief appeared unable to take his foot out of his mouth, Paul offers … Continue reading

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New story Beautiful Dangerous is published

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Paul Speller’s latest work of fiction, Beautiful Dangerous, has been published in the latest Bloodbond collection. The print version of Bloodbond, published by Alban Lake Publishing, is available now from http://www.infiniterealmsbookstore.com Beautiful Dangerous tells the story of what happens when … Continue reading

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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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Press release: Buy your Family Library raffle tickets – Toot Sweet!

The Family Library is offering a Truly Scrumptious raffle prize. With support from Microgaming PlayItForward, the library has five pairs of tickets to see this summer’s Gaiety Theatre musical, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, for the matinee performance on August 11. … 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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