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Below are links to online resources, thanks and acknowledgements as well as other links. If you have your own website and are interested in a reciprocal link please contact me.
►A Manx Notebook – A really great resource with a wealth of information. As of Dec 2010 there are some 18,500 files comprising over 300MB, mostly of 19th century material cross-linked both within the pages and by various short essay pages.
►Culture Vannin – Culture Vannin is the new name for the Manx Heritage Foundation and has a strong and proud history of supporting and promoting Manx culture through development, education and grant-giving work.
►Learn Manx – A good, free resource for learning conversational Manx where you see the written words and listen to someone speaking them. No registration required, simply click on the relevant sections to learn – it’s as simple as that. Other resources include a recordings archive, spoken dictionary, place names, people’s names and crossword puzzles. Well worth a visit.
►Manx Music – All the latest news on what’s happening in the Manx music scene. You can listen to a variety of music and watch artists perform (including dancers). There is a free database with 40 tracks where you can also download music sheets.
►iMuseum – Manx National Heritage’s online resource.
►Celtic Myth Podshow – invites you to immerse yourself in the ancient tales and legends of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man; bringing you the bravery of heroes and heroines, the magnificent pantheon of gods and goddesses and the magic and wonder of druids, faeries and folklore. The stories weave together the rich, beautiful tapestry of mythological history, battles and sagas of the Celts.
►Manx Literature – with poetry, prose and plays from the Isle of Man – all free to read online and download.
►Manx Music Festival – known locally as ‘The Guild’, a great resource for the famous Manx music, speech and dance festival.
THANKS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
►To Peter Killey of Manxscenes Photography who kindly allows me to use some of his wonderful photographs.
►To Julian and Ali of epicycles.com for use of some of their Isle of Man photographs.
►Tantara Web Design – Dedicated, friendly, creative. Highly recommend.
►Carmel Diviney – Carmel lives in Dublin, Ireland and is a Montessori Teacher, Reiki Master, Sound Healing Practitioner, author and recording artist. Her interests range from shamanism and earth energy healing to crystals, herbalism and aromatherapy; she also has a keen interest in history, archaeology and environmental concerns..
►The Ever-Living Ones – Jane Brideson’s paintings of Goddesses and Gods within the landscape, mythology and customs of Ireland.
►Celtic School of Sound Healing – Training Workshops in Sound Therapy, Celtic Ritual and Shamanic practices from Celtic and Pre-Celtic cultures, and spiritual practices of Ancient Ireland.
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1. Background is a wallpaper and the wizard is cutout from a photograph by Peter Killey at Manxscenes Photography.
2. Coastal background is by Matthew Steer from his food and cookery blog at www.saltyplums.co.uk. Mermaid is (to follow).