Hebridean Isles

I don’t know whether it was holidays on the Clyde as a child, particularly on the Isle of Cumbrae (Millport), but I do love to go down to the pier and watch the arrival and departure of the ferry. There is the camaraderie between those handling the ropes on the ferry and the pier, there […]

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Sunset On Summer

Saturday is the last day of the CALMAC Summer Timetable and today Thursday is the last arrival of the Clansman from Barra. As she heads out of Gott Bay in the Setting Sun and the Full Moon she is bound for Coll and Oban. Click on one of the photographs to have a slideshow of larger […]

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“Help Ma Lichts gone oot!

Our guests will be here in about 15 minutes. Everything is almost ready. I am about to put the macaroni cheese in the oven to finish it off. No! The lights gone out! Oh! Good it is back on. No! It’s back off again. On -off- on – off-on – off in rapid succession. There […]

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Windy Sunrise

After days of sunshine and near calm the Sunrise holds the promise of wind for the Tiree Wave Classic. Click on one of the photographs in the gallery to obtain a slideshow of larger photographs.

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A First

Saturday saw the start of the Tiree Wave Classic. As long as you were not surfing the weather was glorious over the weekend, blue skies and hardly a drop of wind.  With the good weather continuing on Monday, we made our first ascent, since coming to the island, of Ben Hynish, the highest Ben, all 450 […]

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Clear Blue

Oh! What a beautiful morning! With the winter timetable for the ferry fast approaching I tore myself away from a video (FaceTime) call to my grandson. I knew he would appreciate a photograph of the Clansman. He loved it and let me know it, as only a 13 month boy can. With a clear blue […]

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