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"
Today is the last day of our first year on Tiree; tomorrow begins an exciting new year. Thankfully, the day in which we moved into our home was a beautiful summer’s day. Today much of the conversation has been about the weather, “You don’t know what season it is. It’s meant to be summer, but it […]Read more "Tiree: Summer, Autumn or Winter?"
With ferries fully booked for vehicles until Wednesday it was a double disappointment for those booked on Sunday’s sailing for Coll and Tiree. The previous day the skipper of the Clansman warned passengers planning to return to Oban on the Sunday that there was a strong possibility that the ‘Lord of the Isles’ would be unable […]Read more "Tiree: Storm Bound"
At 1.25pm, on Saturday 16th August, 2014, exactly 70 years after the collision of two Hanley Page Halifax Aircraft from from 518 Squadron RAF, relatives of the crews and their families, representatives from their home nations, senior military personnel, dignitaries from near and far, and many Tiree residents met for the unveiling of a memorial at […]Read more "Tiree Remembers"
It was just before midnight that the Clansman berthed and after midnight when she departed for Oban. Earlier in the day the Annual Sale of 5000 cross bred lambsand sale of suckled calves, store cattle, cows etc had taken place at the Rural Centre. CalMac provided an extra sailing and the occasion gave the opportunity to see the new pier lights […]Read more "Tiree: Night Scene"