Chust Sublime

Another calm day with temperatures higher than much of Mainland Scotland, capped by a sunset that was “Chust Sublime” – to quote Para Handy. I guess that’s why the Electricity Company thought that we could do without electricity this evening. Although lasting less than hour they timed the power cut perfectly – just as our […]

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Trains, Trees And Townships

[Mouse over the photographs for titles and as usual if you click on one of the photos you will get a slideshow of larger photographs.] 7.50 and it is if a letterbox is opened, giving a hint of sunrise and what a glorious sunrise it is. 8.28 and it is officially sunrise here on the Isle of Tiree, […]

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Hebridean Moonlight

Click Photograph to enlarge It is good to praise the Lord and make music to your name, O Most High, proclaiming your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night. Psalm 92:1-2 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is […]

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Lifeline Services

At present we are keeping a close eye on the weather, particularly the speed of the wind. If the speed is close to 40mph it is unlikely the boat will be able to berth on Monday and we will be unable to cross to the Mainland. This past week many of the West Coast and […]

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After The Wind

After last night’s strong winds (about 56 mph) we woke to another beautiful sunny morning with just a hint of a breeze. After breakfast we set out to walk along Gott Beach (Traigh_Mhòr‎ – the Big Beach). We had gone about a mile when a friend stopped their car to talk to us and we […]

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Sunday Special

Today, the 10th November, Remembrance Sunday, has been a day of contrasts here on Tiree. It began with a beautiful sunrise and appears to be ending with a howling wind. Driving to church this morning there was sunshine and yet on Ben More over on Mull we could see the snow. It’s good to see […]

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We Will Remember

Will we be able to walk today? The weather forecast is not all promising – heavy showers for most of the day! As we walk along the shore at Gott Bay we look out across the water towards the Isle of Mull. Is that snow we are seeing or is it just the clouds? Opinion […]

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Well Done CalMac

The Service Status Notice reads: Following Thursday’s (07/11/13) weather disruption on the Oban – Coll/Tiree service, there will be an additional sailing on Friday 8th November as per the following timetable; Depart Oban – 07:15 Arrive Tiree – 11:00 Depart Tiree – 11:20 Arrive Coll – 12:30 Depart Coll – 12:40 Arrive Oban – 15:40 […]

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It is encouraging to see our son, Andrew’s, blog being The National Association for the Teaching of English: a professional body for English teachers, with courses, conferences and publications.  @NATEfeed: @andrewmillar72 Your blog is this month’s well-merited choice in Resource Watch, just sent to NATE members. Thanks for your hard work! See Lifeontiree’s blogroll

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