Standing outside the Church of Scotland Manse you have a great view. In one direction you look out across Gott Bay to the Isle of Mull. In another direction you look out towards the Rum Cuillin Look behind you and there is our own Ben Hynish. This morning Ben More on Mull was snow covered. […]Read more "Fishy Business"
Weather warnings were being sounded days in advance. CalMac put Saturday’s sailings on alert of possible disruption. With conditions relatively calm the morning sailings had no problems. However, the afternoon/evening sailing was challenging due to the conditions. The wind was coming from the South, South, East and gusting towards 40mph. Winds from the South East […]Read more "The Mighty One"
Present on the ferry pier at Scarinish – admiring the sleek lines of the Yacht Exuma , and watching the sun sinking slowly beneath the western horizon the fishing boat ‘Ocean Maid’ sailed into the bay. It doesn’t seem right to say she dieseled into the bay. She didn’t steam into the bay either. She […]Read more "As the sun set"