The Secret’s Out!

You are advised, ‘Don’t tell a soul!’ Yet, in spite of the warning the secret is out. The island of Tiree is a fascinating place to live or visit. There’s more than shell sand beaches, azure blue water or amazing Machair. Careless talk can be costly. The fewer people who know the better. Secrets have […]

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The Flags Are Out!

Why are the flags flying? It is not simply because the sun is out. The flags are flying for the Tiree Music Festival. It is July and it feels like summer. The sky is blue and the air is pleasantly warm. And the sea, azure blue, looks so enticing, so inviting. What a great start […]

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Cool! Cool! Tiree!

Cool! Tiree! Temperatures hitting 20 degrees. It is bright, sunny, and hot on the Isle of Tiree. There is no cooling breeze down on the pier. The wind sock on the end of the pier is almost limp. The heat haze hides the islands of Eigg, Rum and Mull. (In galleries double-click for larger pictures, mouseover […]

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Fàilte Do Thiriodh

Fàilte Do Thiriodh – Welcome to Tiree.  Life on Tiree welcomes the two weekday return flights to the island which commenced with the start of the summer timetable and is meant to continue under the new contract. Another welcome sight are the two new twin otter planes which have only just come into service. Tiree […]

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After The Eclipse

The morning began so unpromising with grey, overcast skies and with little hope of witnessing the eclipse other than on television. (See Tiree’s Solar Eclipse.) Then just at the right time and at the right area of the sky, the clouds parted sufficiently to afford a spectacular view of the eclipse. Not only were we […]

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