Tiree is not just one of the sunniest places in the UK, it excels when it comes to sunrises, sunsets and rainbows. Unlike 2013, November 2014 has been a mild month and relatively calm. Today has hardly seen a breath of wind and any clouds have only made the sunset all the more spectacular. Throughout […]Read more "Tiree Excels"
Imagine having breakfast with such a stunning view over the Passage of Tiree towards the Paps of Jura. This morning there was no need to imagine, this was the view that we enjoyed as we ate breakfast. What’s more the day has continued to be warm and sunny. What is hard to believe is the […]Read more "Tiree: And For Breakfast"
Unlike some other Scottish islands, Tiree’s only links with the Mainland are the CalMac Ro-Ro Ferry to Oban, the twice weekly flights to Oban and the Loganair Service to Glasgow International Airport. Grateful as we are on the island for these ‘Lifeline Services’ the problem is that in the summer in months in particular, though not […]Read more "Tiree: Air Link PSO"
These days, the sun rises increasingly late over Tiree and sets increasingly early. Unusually, for a Thursday, it is calm and bright – quite a contrast indeed! It is a delight to walk, even if the hours of daylight are restricted. A favourite walk takes in the old harbour at Scarinish, the lighthouse, the machair and […]Read more "Tiree: A Sunny Thursday Morning"
On a beautiful sunny morning with wall to wall blue skies, the Screen Machine arrived on board the MV Clansman. Parked at the Rural Centre for three days on offer is a full programme of films.Read more "Tiree; Where the Cinema Arrives By Ferry"
There was a real sense of anticipation as we headed out on our late night shopping trip. Not for us Oxford Street or Regent Street, Bluewater or Bullring Shopping Centres; instead Tiree’s very own Chocolates and Charms. On the island there may not be many shops open at this time of the year, the main […]Read more "Tiree: Late Night Shopping"
East or West? Home is Best! On Tiree there is a West End and an East End of the island. This evening, east-end or west-end, the sunset was spectacular. As the hours of daylight get shorter the sunset keeps on getting better and better, no matter which end of the island you live on. Double […]Read more "Tiree: You Must be Getting Some Sunset!"
On Monday the 20th of October (2014) it was reported, ‘Remnants of hurricane Gonzalo are set to arrive in Britain later on Monday bringing strong winds and heavy rain . . . it will reach north-western parts of Britain late in the evening, with gusts up to 45mph over north-western parts of Scotland by midnight, […]Read more "Tiree: In The Wake of Gonzalo"
An Auction of various promises (as well as a silent auction) was held at An Talla in aid of Curam’s Resource Club, Tiree. Set in Roman times the auction was firmly rooted in Tiree and spoke volumes of a caring, generous community. Kate MacCallum introduced the evening’s events with Will Wright serving as a quick thinking, […]Read more "Tiree: Caring and Generous"
From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the Lord’s name is to be praised. Psalm 113:3 (KJV) Mouse-over for titles and double-click for larger pictures.Read more "Tiree: The Going Down of the Sun"