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 […]Read more "The Big Blow"
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"
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 […]Read more "Tiree: Facing the Atlantic"
On Tiree we are often made aware of the power of the sea. The erosion of the dunes at Crossapol last Winter has exposed the buried remains of WWll buildings. What was buried almost 70 years ago has this year again seen the light of day. It’s the power of the sea which has done […]Read more "Don’t get sucked into this !"