The Big Blow

Tiree has something to blow about. One of the less well known features of the island’s landscape, or seascape, is the blowhole at Sandaig. To the best of my knowledge it is not listed on any of the Tourist Maps or Guide Books, but it ought to be! Previously featured in ‘Life On Tiree’ the […]

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On Safari on Tiree

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, […]

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Tiree: Facing the Atlantic

On the kind invite of friends, we took up their invitation to join them in a visit to the “Blowhole” at Sandaig.  Anticipating the storm and the time of ‘High Tide’ – for maximum effect  –  we had a powerful reminder of the power of the sea. The crofting township of Sandaig faces the Atlantic […]

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