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The Point of Ayre Lighthouse today with the beautiful yellow gorse which is really prominent on the Island this year.

The image was captured on my Fuji X10 camera resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5

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Point of Ayre Lighthouse - © Peter Killey

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I captured Duty Pump Foxtrot 1:1 today whilst the sun was shining and whilst this handsome appliance was sat awaiting the next shout at Douglas Fire Station 🙂

The appliance is a 6 personnel 1800 Litre Water Tender Ladder Appliance which was body built by UK company Emergency One.

The image was captured on my Fuji X10 camera resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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Duty Pump Foxtrot 1:1 -  © Peter Killey

 

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St Lukes Church in West Baldwin was formerly attached to the parish church of Kirk Braddan and now Marown, the church was built in 1836 on the site of a Celtic church called “Keeill Abban”, an ancient Celtic cross has also been built into the west gable section of the building which was also used as a school up to 1871.

Behind this chapel and up the hill is the ancient site of *Tynwald which was held there as far back as 1429 and is now marked by a circle of stones.

*Manx Parliament

The image was captured on my Fuji X10 camera resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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St Lukes Church - West Baldwin - © Peter Killey

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St Lukes Church in West Baldwin was formerly attached to the parish church of Kirk Braddan and now Marown, the church was built in 1836 on the site of a Celtic church called “Keeill Abban”, an ancient Celtic cross has also been built into the west gable section of the building which was also used as a school up to 1871.

Behind this chapel and up the hill is the ancient site of *Tynwald which was held there as far back as 1429 and is now marked by a circle of stones.

*Manx Parliament

The image was captured on my Fuji X10 camera resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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St Lukes Church - West Baldwin - © Peter Killey

 

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This building at the northern end of Douglas Promenade houses Douglas Borough Council’s historic Horse Trams and the offices above have been converted into a conference facility and called “The Strathallan Suite”

The image was captured on my Fuji X10 camera resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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Strathallen Terrace - Douglas - © Peter Killey

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The remains of this trawler which sank in June 1927 when she was driven onto half tide rocks in South Ramsey Bay and broke up. The incident occured when the men aboard the Cevic were attempting to rescue the ship’s lifeboat, which had got into trouble. A flare was sent up and the Ramsey lifeboat was launched. All the crewmen were saved, but the Cevic sank!

The image was captured on my Fuji X10 camera resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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Cevic South Ramsey Beach - © Peter Killey

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St. Sanctain’s Church, Santon, stands on the site of an ancient Church or Keeill built around fifteen hundred years ago, It is strategically placed and commands a view of a large sweep of the sea looking towards the north-west coast of England and the mountains of North Wales. It can be seen by travellers sailing on the sea and flying by air as they come over the coastline towards Ronaldsway Airport. Thus for fifteen centuries the present Church, and its predecessors, have always been a landmark by sea, land and air. The present building was erected in 1774 and is a good example of an old Manx Church with its white walls and rectangular shape.

The original building was one of over a hundred Celtic Keeills, or “treen” churches, which were scattered all over the Island.

The images were all captured on my Fuji X10 camera, resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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St Sanctains Church 2 - © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St Sanctains Church 1 - © Peter Killey

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St. Sanctain’s Church, Santon, stands on the site of an ancient Church or Keeill built around fifteen hundred years ago, It is strategically placed and commands a view of a large sweep of the sea looking towards the north-west coast of England and the mountains of North Wales. It can be seen by travellers sailing on the sea and flying by air as they come over the coastline towards Ronaldsway Airport. Thus for fifteen centuries the present Church, and its predecessors, have always been a landmark by sea, land and air. The present building was erected in 1774 and is a good example of an old Manx Church with its white walls and rectangular shape.

The original building was one of over a hundred Celtic Keeills, or “treen” churches, which were scattered all over the Island.

The images were all captured on my Fuji X10 camera, resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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I have taken a few images of this little chapel over the years, I am really pleased how HDR has brought out the texture in the rendering of the chapel.

The image was captured on my Nikon S3000 camera and post processed in Dynamic Photo HDR and Adobe CS5.

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Braddan New Cemetery HDR - © Peter Killey

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