Friday ended the run of wall to wall sunshine. For the first time in over a week we woke to wet windows. Yet the rain did not amount to much – hardly enough to satisfy our crofters. As daylight hours drew in the western sky began to glow. The glow served to alert you to the […]Read more "Simply Friday"
What beauty lies on our own doorstep. Well not quite literally! Rather, just outside our door. Our garden is just a small patch. More a nature reserve than a formal garden. Yet, what amazing beauty lies within its boundaries. It is a colourful world. In many ways it is best appreciated on my knees. And while […]Read more "Tiree’s Beautiful Bounty"
The ferry leaves from Oban every day And passes Tobermory on the way, Then just beyond the lovely isle of Coll, Is Tiree, the most beautiful of all. (Moira Kerr) It’s not just blue skies and azure blue seas. Presently the Isle of Tiree is a riot of colour. Step out the door! Open your […]Read more "The Most Beautiful of All"
Today has been a reminder that right on your doorstep are sights to behold. From early morning to the setting sun colour has characterised ‘Life on Tiree’. From our south facing windows we looked out on the Paps of Jura While a short walk to the pier barely an hour after sunrise was stunning. This […]Read more "– Technicolour Tiree –"
There is more to Tiree than Ferries, Spotty Houses and Machair. (Double click galleries for larger pictures) In a summer that feels more like October Turning a corner we were surprised by a splash of colour And a Flutter of WingsRead more "Surprised"