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"
In many ways, today’s weather is better than many a summer’s day, with bright sunshine and blue skies. Having been on the Mainland for three days it was good to get back down to pier and to watch the MV Clansman berth. The sky was blue but there was a stiff ‘South Easterly’ gusting to […]Read more "Tiree: Better Than Many A Summer’s Day"
Life on Tiree involves leaving the island for emergency admission to hospital, planned admissions and routine hospital appointments at out-patient clinics. The sound of an aircraft overhead when none is expected can often indicates an air ambulance. Some hospital appointments are at the Oban and Lorne hospital in Oban, but most appointments involve travelling to […]Read more "Tiree: Same Country – Different World!"
At 3:00pm on Saturday the 8th of November, on a sunny but breezy afternoon, members of the community gathered for an act of Remembrance as wreaths were laid at the Memorial close to Pier Road. The short service was led by the Rev Elspeth Maclean of the Church of Scotland with the Pastor of the […]Read more "Tiree Remembers"
Last night, following yesterday’s warm sunshine, we went to bed around midnight with the confirmation that today’s ferry was cancelled due to the high winds that were making their presence felt. Several times during the night we woke to the sound of wind lashing against our south facing bedroom window. At 7am the wind was […]Read more "Tiree: Wild Weather"