Marvellous May

What A Marvellous May! Bright and sunny almost every day! And how the daylight hours are lengthening. Not only that! We had had stunning sunsets most evenings. Here are just a few examples from the Marvellous Month of May. Looking back the question then was, ‘Would the weather hold?’ With a week’s holiday approaching it was […]

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Home Coming

Our own ‘Home Coming’ was on Thursday, when we returned from holiday on the verdant Isle of Colonsay. The previous evening in Oban we enjoyed a magnificent sunset but our arrival on Tiree was greeted by rain and threatening grey skies. The morning of Saturday, the 21st of May, began damp and grey. Not the […]

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vive la différence

What a wonderful introduction to Colonsay. On a day on which the sun has continued to beam down We joined a most interesting four hour history walk around Balnahard at the north end of the island. The guided walk by Colonsay enthusiasts took us through spectacular scenery. On arrival at the pier we were greeted […]

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Meet The Neighbours

No! Not the next door neighbours nor the stars of a TV soap. The neighbours in mind are those from the neighbouring island of Colonsay. From our south facing windows we look beyond Colonsay to the more distant peaks of Jura. Colonsay itself is too low lying for us to make out with the naked […]

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Mission Accomplished

With the sun set and the moon out the Mighty Clansman made its unusual second appearance of the day at Tiree. With the MV Lord of the Isles failing to berth at either Coll or Tiree, in fact limping back to Oban at a fraction of her normal speed, the Clansman was diverted on her […]

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