Beautiful Baugh. Colourful Crossapol. Take your pick for both names are appropriate. Baugh Beach is often referred to as Crossapol Beach. This afternoon we had a difficult decision to make. ‘What beach were we going to walk along?’ On Tiree you are spoilt for choice. A good example of the action at Colourful Crossapol We […]Read more "Colourful Crossapol"
I woke up this morning with dancing feet, dancing feet, dancing feet. I woke up this morning with dancing feet and I danced all day long. God made my feet – God made my toes God made my fingers – God made my nose God made my eyes so I can see I’m glad that […]Read more "Dancing Feet"
Come fly with me over Tiree. This morning we fly over Baugh Beach. What a transformation from the previous evening. Baugh Beach – yesterday and today. Yesterday evening the sky was inky black and the sea green. This morning the sky was blue and the sea various shades of blue. There is still a strong wind […]Read more "‘Come Fly With Me’"
With the clocks no longer on British Summer Time, daylight hours are markedly shorter, especially in the afternoon. As darkness began to set, we took the opportunity to see the effect the strong wind was having on the waves at high tide. With the wind coming from a southerly direction the swell was driving up the […]Read more "High Water"
The Weather Yo-Yo that is spring has brought bright sunshine to the island today, even if the south easterly breeze still has a chill in it. With crocuses beginning to open their heads to the sun, it really does begin to feel as if spring has sprung. Of course this begs the question, “Which ‘spring? […]Read more "The Spring Weather Yo-Yo"
On a day of glorious sunshine you are spoilt for choice because there are just so many beaches to choose from. Although sometimes it is impossible to avoid returning on the road you set out on, I much prefer to return by a different route. This can be challenging on an island no longer than […]Read more "Tiree: Spoilt for Choice"
What an amazing day it has been on the Isle of Tiree: Winds gusting to 74mph, just 4mph short of Thursday’s powerful storm. Waves crashing on the shore and combined with the wind producing spectacular spindrift. Blue, Grey and Musk Skies and stunning storm clouds. Driving hail storms Living-room windows that look like bathroom windows […]Read more "Tiree: Wind, Waves and Stunning Skies"
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Has this been the wettest and windiest winter in living memory on the Isle of Tiree? With wind and rain almost incessant since November, with only brief days of respite, many claim they have not known anything like it. In many places the machair has been left as a flooded quagmire. Tiree’s Ranger Stephen Nagy […]Read more "Wettest, Windiest Winter in living memory?"