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Island Influencers

Dec 15, 2021

This week I have a slightly different Island Influencers episode for you.

The legend Roy Moore, from Manx Radio TT fame who was my Island Influencer in episode 42, asked me if he could possibly interview my husband, Julian Sutton, who is a bit of a local golf legend himself! 

Roy and Julian reminisce over their love of...

Dec 1, 2021

This week my Island Influencer is self-confessed “geek”, Chris Kissack, currently the Business Development Manager at Affinity (Isle of Man) Limited.

Chris is a lifelong gamer and esports solution specialist who is driven by a passion for problem-solving, thinking outside the box and a love for the video game...

Nov 3, 2021

South African born Guinness World Record holder Basil Bielich joins Sharon this week to share his fascinating life story.

Basil admits he "went to school to play sports" and confesses academics were not a focus; football, rugby and cricket were!

Having to join the National Service post-school, his journey took him from...

Oct 20, 2021

This week Sharon has a "gin wag" with Island Influencers Paul and Tiffany Kerruish, owners of The Fynoderee Distillery in Ramsey.

The idea of starting up a Manx gin distillery had been with Paul and Tiffany Kerruish for several years. As enthusiastic and knowledgeable gin drinkers, they had become increasingly...

Oct 6, 2021

Steve grew up in Glasgow; he had a keen interest in pharmacy so he studied it at university. Whilst studying, he admits, he was distracted by politics. Becoming a chairman of the Scottish Young Liberals and even standing for the general election as a Liberal candidate.

Following his time at university, Steve managed a...