You can almost tell the schools are back – the weather is wonderful! What an amazing weekend it has been – almost too calm on occasions. It is a sure sign when the midges make an appearance on the Isle of Tiree. Kenneth McKellar recorded a song about these wee but monstrous beasties. The midges, […]Read more "What Wonderful Weather"
Awesome can be an over used word. It was a word that I heard often this evening. This week there is a Holiday Club at the Baptist Church. Each evening the Encounter Group for the older children is meeting. As you can imagine it is great fun, action packed and simply ‘awesome’. When we left […]Read more "Awesome"
Once again we had occasion to make a delivery in the West End. Our destination lay in the shadow of Ben Hough. We we did not go as midwives or as a vet We did however visit the nursery. First of all we were introduced to a mum and her triplets. The nursery was a fenced off area in […]Read more "In Ben Hough’s Shadow"
Sunday mornings are generally spent with the church family at An Talla. After lunch with friends at Heylipol we made our way to Sandaig. There we parked up and headed for the beach. In galleries mouse-over for captions, double-click for larger photographs Approaching the beach we came upon Tiree’s latest ‘Mother and Baby Unit’ The […]Read more "Strolling at Sandaig"
With our son leaving on the Tuesday evening ferry his choice was to join the Tiree Ranger led walk to Ben Hough’s summit from Balevullin returning via the Maze beach. When we first visited island in 2011 we enjoyed the Tiree Experience Tour however there was no time to go walking on the island but this […]Read more "Walk Tiree"
Let’s go for a walk. Where shall we go today? Let’s walk round Ben Hough. The weather forecast is for good weather. Parking the car, there were clear views north towards Eigg and Rum. From Hough beach the view was towards the Outer Hebrides. Beinn Mhor on South Uist was impressive. Mousover for captions – double click […]Read more "Spring Round Hough"
On the 14th of February, 2016, the Baptist Church on Tiree met at their newly renovated premises at Baugh to give God thanks and to dedicate the church building to be used for His honour and glory. (Mouse-over for captions – Double-click for larger pictures) For our family visitors it was their last whole day […]Read more "Sunset on a Memorable Day"
With family visiting for a few days, it is an ideal opportunity to show off the island. Although today, Monday, has been breezy with gusts into the low 50s, the sun has made an appearance. There were occasions when you could see the edge of the weather front. Consequently while we were enjoying blue skies, […]Read more "On Safari on Tiree"
Special September or September Special, whatever way, the month of September – weather-wise -has been special. Since our return from the South on September the 9th the weather has been warm and sunny. There have been a few showers, but mainly at night. On the two occasions when the mist has crept over the island, […]Read more "Tiree: September Special"
Today is the last day of our first year on Tiree; tomorrow begins an exciting new year. Thankfully, the day in which we moved into our home was a beautiful summer’s day. Today much of the conversation has been about the weather, “You don’t know what season it is. It’s meant to be summer, but it […]Read more "Tiree: Summer, Autumn or Winter?"