Today has been a day to be out and about. While there may not have been bright blue skies, the weather has surpassed the forecast. With a chauffeur to hand the opportunity was taken to visit Milton and observe the MV Clansman sailing towards the island of Coll on its way to Oban. (Mouse-ver for […]Read more "Oot An Aboot"
Since Easter there has been a real sense that the island is wakening up after its long winter slumber. It’s not just that the ‘Farmhouse Cafe‘ and ‘Chocolates and Charms’ have re-opened, that visitors are appearing, but there are lambs, calves and hares almost everywhere. Walking across the Machair the occasional daisy was the first […]Read more "New Life on Tiree"
Farming and Crofting are a way of life for many on Tiree. The island is not simply a playground with stunning beaches and Machair – it is a place where people work hard and for whom care for the land and their animals is vitally important. After a leisurely lunch and the conversation that followed on, we were […]Read more "Tiree: Seeing Double"
With the commencement of the Ferry Summer Timetable and the lengthening of daylight hours, it is beginning to feel more and more that Spring has sprung on the Island. The air feels that little bit warmer and the fields at long last are drying out; the north wind having done its job. Gone is our […]Read more "Spring has Sprung with Yummy Cakes and Coffee"