Archive for August, 2007

If your into your sea food, and I mean serious sea food, you should visit Island Seafare. Island Seafare was established in 1991 and now provides the best Manx sea food you can get your hands on, from fresh king and queen scallops fished from the clear waters surrounding the Isle of Man to fresh Lobster, smoked Salmon, Mackeral and of course Manx Kippers.Island Seafare only provide the best produce and work closely with the local Isle of Man fishermen, to ensure that measures are taken to prevent over fishing and conserve the local richness of the Irish Sea.Island Seafare are based in Port St Mary, where you can purchase the fish daily from Paddys Market, they also supply local retail and Isle of Man restauranters, but they now offer a fantastic mail order service via the Island Seafare website where you can have the finest Isle of Man seafood delivered direct to your door. The vacuum packing service ensures that the produce reaches you in the best possible quality, delivered to you first class.The Island Seafare website is generally very good for undertaking your seafood shopping and once you have placed your order, you can also browse through the many local Isle of Man seafood recipies just to tantilise your tastebuds even further!Recipies include Manx Jugged Kippers, Isle of Man Grilled Herring, Isle of Man Priddas and Herring, Isle of Man Scallops in White Wine Butter, to name but a few.In my opinion if you want the best local Isle of Man seafood, the catch of the day is definatley Island Seafare.Contact:Island SeafareThe QuayPort Saint MaryIsle of ManIM9 5EATel (+44)01624 834494Fax (+44)01624 835550E-mail: enquiries@islandseafare.co.ukFresh Isle of Man seafood at its finest.

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Just wanted to praise Andrew Reid for his great website www.virtualiom.com. The site is very impressive and really demonstrates the natural beauty of the Isle of Man and its great scenery that it has to offer. The site is made up of a generation of panoramas around the Isle of Man and has grown in to a continually expanding resource of high-quality full-screen images.

It not just panoramic views of the island you can see, you can take a tour of the famous TT course, visit many of the beautiful manx glens and other sites of national importance like the great Laxey Wheel as local towns and villages around the Isle of Man.

I cant imagine the time it must have taken Andrew to put it all together, but hats to him and the result is well worth seeing. If I were him I would work with the Isle of Man Tourist board and help develop some of this on the visit iom website! Or is that to forward thinking for local government?

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