Tiree Excels

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 […]

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Tiree: And For Breakfast

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 […]

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Tiree: Air Link PSO

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 […]

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Tiree: A Sunny Thursday Morning

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 […]

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Tiree: Late Night Shopping

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 […]

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Tiree: In The Wake of Gonzalo

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, […]

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Tiree: Caring and Generous

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, […]

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