Is it the Thursday Edition? Or is the Thursday Addition? It matters not for it can be read either way. Appointments in Baugh meant no appointment with the ferry. Yet before dropping down to the old harbour the ferry was visible. As I crossed the machair beside Pier Road the ferry headed out to sea. I […]Read more "Addition Or Edition?"
Leaving the crofting township of Heylipol the sky was ablaze with colour. The sun was slowly dropping down behind Ben Hough. Crossing the Reef it was a sight to behold. By Scarinish the sun had set. The sun might have set but the sky was awash with colour. The colour reflected in the clam waters […]Read more "Sundown"
July is a busy month on the Isle of Tiree. Some escape to the Mainland and Abroad on holiday. For those who remain behind and for visitors, “Get out your diary.” This is the week of the Tiree Fèis. Established in 1990 to foster and promote the language, culture and music of Tiree, the Fèis […]Read more "A Busy Month"
For the duration of the Tiree Music Festival the island’s population soars from around 650 to more than 2000. The church on Tiree is called to witness to its Lord and Master and it is a joy and a privilege to be invited to share in the festival. Our primary involvement was to be involved […]Read more "TMF An Album"
TMF stands for Tiree Music Festival but it could also stand for Tents May Fly. With the anticipated numbers attending the festival the MV Isle of Mull was due to replace the MV Clansman on today’s sailing as it can accommodate more foot passengers. However, due to the anticipated weather and sea conditions the “Mighty […]Read more "TMF and the Wild West"
Tiree Music Festival commences on Friday evening. The Big Top is erected. The Community village is taking shape. The Family Campsite is fast filling up. The island population is growing and growing. Today’s ferry was late in arriving and an hour late in departing for Barra. Little, wonder, it was nearly full to capacity with […]Read more "TMF – Arrives"