Do you remember taking a buttercup, placing it under someone’s chin and asking, “Do you like butter?” “Butter or margarine?” – that’s the question today. However, there is no doubting the abundance of wild flowers. The flora are responding to the bright warm sunshine we are enjoying. In the evening you can see many of them closing […]Read more "Do you like Butter?"
Since our arrival on the island (towards the end of the summer of 2013), we have been waiting eagerly for the Machair to burst into bloom. It is safe to say we are not disaapointed. Tiree is a riot of colour. The word ‘machair’ is Gaelic, meaning an extensive, low-lying fertile plain and itis one […]Read more "Tiree A Riot of Colour"