Tomorrow holds in store an appointment with the ‘Lord of the Isles’. On Monday morning we board the ferry bound for Oban. From there we travel to Glasgow and on to London. And what a memory to carry away with us. Sunday was indeed sun-day. Daylight hours were mostly a radiant blue. What is more […]Read more "Memorable"
No Red, Amber or Yellow Alerts for the Isle of Tiree. The island has avoided the worst of the weather. In fact it has remained green for go. It has been unusually cold for the island. Sadly there have been burst pipes. Imagine a frozen ‘Island Loch’. Imagine crunchy sand. It’s been cold! On at […]Read more "Green For Go"
This morning’s ferry brought with it the sunshine. First thing in the morning it had been damp. With the ‘Heb Isles’ came the sun. And this evening it is still clear. There is star after star What a sight! (Double-click for larger photographs in galleries) The air was so clear and so were the views. We […]Read more "Countdown to Spring"
Weather is probably even more of a topic of conversation on Tiree than it is on the Mainland. Sitting out in the Atlantic we can often see the next weather system approaching. This past week has been a bit of a mixed bad – moderately gusting winds, rain, hail and sunshine. With the frequent mix […]Read more "Spring is on the Way"
Today was one of these days that could safely be called Spring, with almost unbroken sunshine from morning until late afternoon. This was a day for outdoors and venturing a little beyond Gott Bay Pier and Scarinish Harbour. Ben Hynish seemed the place for this afternoon and walking up at a leisurely place gave us […]Read more "First Hints of a Hebridean Spring"