Life on Tiree boarded the ferry for Oban in order to catch the train to Glasgow and the overnight train to London, eventually arriving in Aylesbury. Before ascending the gangway at Tiree, the question was “Who would be keeping up the blog?” Life on Tiree is pleased to report that the cable ship René Descartes […]Read more "Tiree: Local News From Overseas."
This is ‘Blue Sky Thinking’ on Tiree. While much of the UK is suffering because it is a Bank Holiday in England, Tiree has enjoyed blue skies today. Click for Slideshow of Larger PicturesRead more "Tiree: Blue Sky Thinking"
As we look out our west facing window the sun is dropping down, but we calculate we can just about make the crofting township of Vaul. It is cutting it fine! We step out of the car, to be greeted with, “You got here just in time!” The fireball that is the sun is about to […]Read more "Tiree: Who Paints The Skies?"
Here I am at West Hynish, standing in a field at the bottom of Ben Hynish, simply minding my own business but I can’t help wondering . . . what the Neigh-bours are doing up on top. Just the other day a strange looking animal passed my way . . . I’m not nosey but […]Read more "Tiree: What are the Neigh-bours Up To?"
Seven days ago the ferry left Oban for Coll and Tiree but was forced to turn back because of the adverse weather. Outside ‘An Talla’ the wind was howling and the rain torrential making it difficult to get from the car to the front of the door of the hall. Roll on seven days and what […]Read more "Tiree: What A Contrast!"
Earlier in the month we passed this small harbour near Baugh when some men were working on their boats. The cattle were standing with their heads leaning over the fence. We were convinced they were watching the men. Late the is afternoon we stopped at the same spot to capture the rainbow. Was the cow […]Read more "Tiree: A Fascinating View"
It’s taken a year to get here, but the visit made an ideal start to our second year. We previously visited the harbour late one evening in 2011, when spending a week’s holiday on Tiree. Having visitors staying with us gave us an ideal opportunity to take the camera on an outing and it really […]Read more "Tiree: Milton Harbour"
On a sunny, but breezy evening, the MV Clansman approaches the pier and is framed by the linkspan. The Met Office recorded, 1800 Sunny 13.2 °C N 23 mph 32 mph 24 km 1008 hPa, RisingRead more "Tiree: “You’ve Been Framed!”"
An Tirisdeach, our community newsletter, ran a ‘Stop Press’ announcing the fact that Tiree after all will receive the fibre-optic cable bringing the promise of High Speed Broadband to the island. BT has been granted a licence to lay the subsea cable linking Calgary in Mull and Scarinish. With only a limited window in which […]Read more "Tiree: High Speed News"