Big Blue Skies

Gone for the time being are the winter storms. Here today are big blue skies. The warmth of the sun is reflected in the appearance of butterflies, bees and bird song. As we set out for our constitutional (walk) we take the camera just in case! Although Tiree is relatively flat, we look east towards the mountains on […]

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Sunday is Special

A day of worship, worshipping the Creator. A day of re-creation appreciating his creation. This morning here on Tiree we thought about the Psalmist’s words: O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you […]

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Surface Dressing

This morning saw the arrival of the BURHOU I from the Quarry at Loch Etive (near Oban) with the first shipment of stone chipping for the £1.1 million road reconstruction project on the island. The local authority is currently undertaking surface dressing of all the public roads on Tiree. The photographs show the BURHOU I […]

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Home Coming

My father had a saying that the best thing about falling out was the making up. Perhaps the best thing about going off to the Mainland is coming back to Tiree. It was great to see family and friends, but it is good to be back on on what one friend calls ‘our beloved island’. […]

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