It was our visitors last full day on Tiree. What an incredible day it turned out to be. Both sky and sea were so many different shades of blue. The day had a leisurely start. In the morning we enjoyed a walk to the pier. Then we put our head into the Noust to admire […]Read more "Shades of Blue"
We woke up to an island shrouded in mist. On a Friday the ferry departs Oban an hour earlier at 6:15am. It then sails directly to Tiree with an arrival time of 9:35am. From our home we could distinctly hear the haunting sound of her horn. On board her was the Team Leader of the […]Read more "Hauntingly Beautiful"
We enjoy having visitors. We enjoy showing them around the island. There are simply so many natural attractions.. In fact it is hard to squeeze everything into one week. Our last visitors climbed the giddy heights of Ben Hynish. We managed to cross over to the island of Soa. We watched the Clansman in Gunna […]Read more "When Visitors Come"
The evening began with a real treat. An outing with our visitors to Ceabhar. Home cooked meals with warm, friendly service. Every visit to the Isle of Tiree should include this treat. (Mouse-over for captions, double-click for larger pictures) Making our way slowly back home We were tempted to continue on to Vaul. The sky […]Read more "What a Treat"
To the best of my knowledge there is not an illicit still on Tiree, rather this is an account of the night of the full moon. Arriving back in Scarinish, after an evening out at Ceabhar Restaurant at Sandaig, the full moon was high overhead. However, by the time the camera was to hand the […]Read more "Moonshine"
The month of June has put to rest the myth that it’s always sunny on Tiree. When visitors arrive you want the island to look its best. The Machair was something to behold but the weather was different. Not that it was raining all the time, most of the time it was just grey and […]Read more "Thankfully No Winter Storm"