Unbelievable! Flat calm seas. Wall to wall blue sky. Hardly a breath of wind. Bright, warm, sunny weather. No coats, scarfs, gloves or hats. Instead suncream and sunglasses. For one of our guests the day began with an 8 mile run It took in the full length of Gott Bay there and back. And he did […]Read more "Unbelievable!"
The crofting township of Baugh affords a truly beautiful outlook. The slight rise in the road gives an elevated view all round. A view that encompasses the neighbouring islands. Yes! Stop and Baugh a View. (Baugh pronounced Bag) Where else does a walk to the Doctor’s Surgery include such views? Views that take in the […]Read more "Baugh A View"
It is very easy when you first arrive on Tiree to lose your bearings. The length of the island lies east – west and not as you tend to think north – south. Although you are aware that Tiree is an island, there are occasions when it appears to be joined to one of its […]Read more "When East Looks West"
Here I am at West Hynish, standing in a field at the bottom of Ben Hynish, simply minding my own business but I can’t help wondering . . . what the Neigh-bours are doing up on top. Just the other day a strange looking animal passed my way . . . I’m not nosey but […]Read more "Tiree: What are the Neigh-bours Up To?"
Saturday saw the start of the Tiree Wave Classic. As long as you were not surfing the weather was glorious over the weekend, blue skies and hardly a drop of wind. With the good weather continuing on Monday, we made our first ascent, since coming to the island, of Ben Hynish, the highest Ben, all 450 […]Read more "A First"