A view from the the Marks and Spencer’s Centenary Monument above the Arboretum in St John’s.

In the view is Slieau Whallian Plantation, St John’s Church Tower, Culture Vannin HQ, Greens Restaurant, Tynwald Hill Inn and the War Memorial next to Tynwald Hill.

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St John's - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A lovely walk around Langness Peninsula today and I came across this inscribed rock with the words, ALL – 1853 – LOST – PROVIDER.

With a little bit of research I found that the Provider was a Schooner bound from Liverpool to Glasgow in 1853 with a cargo of salt – The Master and 3 crew were all lost and the Schooner wrecked just beyond these rocks at Langness.

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Schooner Provider 1853 - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Schooner Provider 1853 - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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The new Peel Lifeboat 13-35 ‘Frank and Brenda Winter’ arriving at Peel today at 13.35hrs (15 March 2020) accompanied by the old Peel Lifeboat and Ramsey, Port St Mary and Port Erin lifeboats also 🇮🇲

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Frank and Brenda Winter 13-35 - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Frank and Brenda Winter 13-35 - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Frank and Brenda Winter 13-35 - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Frank and Brenda Winter 13-35 - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Frank and Brenda Winter 13-35 - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Frank and Brenda Winter 13-35 - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A beautiful hand crafted Manx slate Celtic Cross at Peel 🇮🇲

Just look at the intricate, delicate carving in this artwork, this particular Celtic Cross is more than 60 years old.

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Manx Celtic Cross - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Groudle Glen Viaduct today, constructed in 1894 by local contractor Mark Carine, essentially to carry the road and tramline to Laxey 🇮🇲

Can you spot the Fairy Door? 🧚‍♀️

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Groudle Glen Viaduct - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A Red Kite hunting over Fleshwick/Surby this afternoon, Red Kites are relatively rare to the Isle of Man so hopefully we will see more in the future 🇮🇲

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Red Kite Surby/Fleshwick - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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After storm Ciara and storm Dennis hopefully Spring is on it’s way on the Isle of Man 🇮🇲

A colourful lawn of crocuses in the garden of a house on the main road in Kirk Michael.

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Crocuses at Kirk Michael - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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