This morning’s walk had something of a Maritime Theme. Whenever possible I like to call into the Noust (Tiree’s Boat-shed). The aim being to keep a photographic record of the building of the St Ayles Skiff. It is hard to believe that this is week 9 since the start of the project. Most days several […]Read more "A Martime Themed Walk"
Our near neighbour, Maya Sutherland has been accepted by Project Trust which is based on the neighbouring island of Coll for a Malaysia Gap year. Maya graduates from Oban High School in a few weeks time. At present she is fundraising for her Gap Year in Malaysia. Later she will attend a short training course […]Read more "Maya’s Malaysian Adventure"
At just after 2:30pm Skipper Frazer MacInnes, his crew and passengers headed out to sea bound for the Skerryvore Lighthouse on board his impressive rib ‘the Aurora”. This was the inaugural sailing of this new venture, ‘Tiree Sea Tours’. Throughout the summer, weather permitting, on offer are a variety of tours. They include – Skerryvore […]Read more "Inaugural Sailing"
This morning our deductions were proved correct. The MV Lord of the Isles was a most welcome relief ferry. The MV Lord Isles was the relief vessel for the damaged MV Hebridean Isles. The latter had been the relief vessel for the MV Clansman away for its annual overhaul. It was a relief in more […]Read more "Relief Beyond Belief!"
“If you go down to the Noust today You’re sure of a big surprise If you go down to the Noust today You’ll see them working on the prize.” The prize is the reward for all their hard work. Right now that work is of a vital preparatory nature. The goal is the constructing and […]Read more "It’s Exciting"
Once again Tiree has missed the worst of this winter’s storms. The latest named storm, ‘Georgina’, passed by Tiree with a glancing bow. The Met Office website is at present unable to display the windspeed record. Since 8:00 yesterday evening the wind speed data for the past 24hours is blank. WeatherPro by MeteoGroup is generally […]Read more "Storm Georgina"
Saturday 20th January has been one sunny day. It is especially noticeable after a week of wild wintry weather. The week has included high winds, hail, snow, frost and today sunshine. We escaped the worst of the named storms that have hit the UK during the week. We also saw little of the […]Read more "One Sunny Day"