Tiree: And Yummy Cakes Too!

It was not long after moving to Tiree that we were sat round our dining table talking to Rebecca Wright of Tiree’s Chocolates and Charms. ‘Becky’ and her shop stood out for us when we visited the island for a week’s holiday in 2012, so it was a particular joy to have her in our home. Established in […]

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Breath Taking Panorama

In March a member of the Air Crew announced, “Welcome to this flight to the Bahamas! Well if it was only 20 degrees warmer.” Today it is 20 degrees warmer and it looks and even feels like it” What a place to live and work. And this was just a walk to the shop – […]

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Just Reflecting

Late morning we had cause to visit the Tiree Medical Practice and we are most appreciative of the care and attention received. Along with the other residents we are blessed with an excellent practice, who have expertise and compassion. Thanks. Although the above photographs were captured on Thursday July 17th, they could equally well have […]

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Tiree: A Safe Onward Journey

“Thank You For Flying With Us. Have a safe onward journey.”  Familiar words for many, but sadly in the light of recent events words that cannot be taken for granted. Yesterday, in our travels across the island to enable our guest the opportunity to purchase some last minute gifts, we witnessed two planes, (the large […]

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Tiree: The Mass Exodus

With TMF over for another year, this morning witnessed the mass exodus. Accomplishing this mammoth task meant the MV Clansman diverting from her normal Monday morning direct sailing from Lochboisdale (South Uist) and Castlebay (Bara) to Oban and calling in at Tiree. Additionally the MV Isle of Mull replaced the MV Lord of the Isles on […]

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Tiree Music Festival Gathering

On the third day of the festival, at the invitation of the organisers, many of the Christians living on the island were joined by festival goers in the Big Top.  Tea, coffee and traditional island hospitality (cakes) was most welcome before joining together to worship the one true and living God. There is the powerful sea surrounding […]

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A Rare Visitor

Today, Friday 18th July, sees the start of the Tiree Music Festival, a 3 day event this year.  Festival goers have been arriving on the island over the past 7 days, but the invasion began in earnest on Wednesday with both the MV Clansman and the MV Lord of the Isles making what was a […]

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Tiree: Waiting For A Call

Catchphrase Tiree Style – As you look at the photograph ‘Just say what you see!’ It was taken in front of the Church Building, at the crossroad, Heylipol and the suggested caption was ‘Waiting For A Call’. The modern call box at the Pier in Scarinish has gone, however there are still a number of […]

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