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At Smeale on the North West coast of the Island today.

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Smeale © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Possibly the site of where Foxdale Mines worker James Killey murdered 3 of his children and then killed himself in 1868.

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Doarlish Ard Foxdale - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A couple of new Ballaugh residents that I spotted whilst out on my Mountain Bike this afternoon, is it just me or is it very early for Spring Lambs?

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Early Spring Lambs © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Silly Moos Campsite or better known at Ballakillingan Farm on the TT Course at Lezayre.

I just love the wall decor on this farm entrance (only on the Isle of Man springs to mind) 🙂

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Silly Moos ay Lezayre © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Last week we had some new born lambs today we have some baby Goats which I first thought were Springer Spaniel Pups 🙂

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Baby Goats at Ballacrye © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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In such houses generations of Manx people lived their traditional way of life around the turf fire burning around the ample kitchen hearth or ‘chiolllagh’.

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The Farmhouse © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Two pictures from Ballacraine in St Johns;

First image is the former Ballacraine Public House, now in private ownership and famous for the entry into the pub on his motorbike of George Formby in the TT film “No Limit”

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The Former Ballacraine Pub at St Johns - © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The second image shows the colourful Ballacraine Farm which is always so brightly decorated and really depicts a true Manx Farm Cottage.

Ballacraine Farm at St Johns - © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Both of the above images were captured on my Fuji X10 camera resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5

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Two more images from our trip to Cregneash Farm on Easter Sunday.

The images were captured on my Nikon D80 SLR with a Nikon 18-135 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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A trip to any farm usually brings with it loads of opportunities to take lots of images and today’s trip on Easter Sunday brought just that at Creagneash Farm near to the Sound 🙂

All the images were taken either on my Nikon D80 DSLR or my Fuji X10 cameras

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Image 1 – Black Loaghtan lambs – A bit surprised!

Cregneash Farm - Easter 2012 - © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 2 – How many hens will an old wash tub hold? 🙂

Cregneash Farm - Easter 2012 - © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 3 – What a Pig Stye 🙂

Cregneash Farm - Easter 2012 - © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 4 – A Perfect Back Scratcher 🙂

Cregneash Farm - Easter 2012 - © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 5 – Feeding Time (again)

Cregneash Farm - Easter 2012 - © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image 6 – Aww how cute 🙂

Cregneash Farm - Easter 2012 - © Peter Killey

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