Consistently Changeable. Wanted Settled. At present the weather is consistently changeable. One to two days of sunshine are followed by unsettled weather. Nevertheless we have been presented with some grand sunrises and sunsets. Anatomy of a Sunset 09/03/16 (For larger pictures, double click) Someone remarked recently, the weather seems to know when the ferry is […]Read more "Consistently Changeable"
Today’s walk was around the crofting township of Scarinish. It’s a walk that we do most days, weather permitting and takes in the pier, old harbour and lighthouse. Having made our tour of the pier we headed across the machair towards the old harbour. The setting sun was reflected in the sky all around. Even the […]Read more "Tiree’s Burning Bush"
Today has been another sunny Autumn day. This evening’s sunset was breath taking. Starting at the Pier, Gott Bay. We move up Pier Road. With views towards Ben Hough. We then move down to the harbour, Scarinish. Mouseover for titles Double click for larger picturesRead more "Hebridean Sunset"
Tiree has its own Airport with improved daily links to Glasgow and flights to Oban on a Monday and a Wednesday. Apart from some of the mail and a limited number of passengers, everything else arrives and departs the island by ferry. Therefore ferry movements are of great interest to haulage contractors, visitors and residents. […]Read more "Gateway to Tiree"
By Where The Corncrake Cries Over the years we have had various chairs, seats and sofas, but I have never had one that I thought of as ‘my seat’. There is one however that I often refer to as ‘my seat’ and it doesn’t even belong to me. In fact, it is dedicated to the […]Read more "My Seat"
Everyone is talking about it. It’s early March and 9 hours of coast to coast (or wall to wall) sunshine. “It’s always like this on Tiree” was the remark at the pier. This was said in view of the day that we had yesterday. The wind was gusting to 75mph for much of the day. Roof […]Read more "What a Cracker!"
Late afternoon, we have the opportunity to take our visitors to the east end of the island. We pass along the shore of Gott Bay and turn down to Milton with its attractive harbour. Stretching our legs, we find the cattle friendly and photogenic. Back in the car we follow the road round to […]Read more "Tiree: Life on The Sunny Side"