An hour away from Tiree by plane and yet Glasgow feels like a different world altogether. The two airports stand in sharp contrast. Both have safety and security requirements, but there most of the similarity ends. You leave a world where the airport staff are known to you and enter the anonymous world of Glasgow […]Read more "Rising Above It All"
Howling Henry brought a halt to all transport to and from Tiree on Monday 1st of February. As a consequence of the continuing stormy conditions there will no ferry on Tuesday either. CalMac have advised that they will once again provide a special sailing on the Wednesday, departing Oban at 6:00am. Our hope is that […]Read more "Howling Henry"
This morning before sunrise the MV Hebrides berthed at Tiree. It had been an early start for crew and passengers with the vessel departing the Oban Ferry Terminal at 5:00am. With the ferry unable to sail on Saturday due to Storm Gertrude and cancelled on Monday due to Storm Henry this was the first of two […]Read more "Surreal Dawn to Dusk"
It may only be a sprinkling to you, but here on Tiree we woke up to a snowfall. In fact, it is the second time in as many weeks. As they announce in the weather forecast, ‘even down to sea level’. The amount of snow varied across the island. For most it was a mixture […]Read more "Snowfall and Spindrift"