Thankfully on Tiree we have been spared the hazardous driving conditions being experienced by many on the Mainland. For the past six days we have had high winds and powerful waves but no blizzards, drifts or sheet ice. Although the photographs give the impression of snow, it is in fact hail. Today, we have had a […]Read more "Tiree: A Fresh Perspective"
From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the Lord’s name is to be praised. Psalm 113:3 (KJV) Mouse-over for titles and double-click for larger pictures.Read more "Tiree: The Going Down of the Sun"
Once again we wake up to a sun filled day with hardly a breath of wind.- not ideal for those here for the surfing, but ideal for photographing. So come walk with me and enjoy the Autumn views whether close to hand or more distant horizons. With our ‘Wide Skies’ and Big Horizons’ you are conscious […]Read more "Tiree: A Hebridean Jewel"
This is ‘Blue Sky Thinking’ on Tiree. While much of the UK is suffering because it is a Bank Holiday in England, Tiree has enjoyed blue skies today. Click for Slideshow of Larger PicturesRead more "Tiree: Blue Sky Thinking"
When we first arrived on Tiree, for about 10 days we had no landline, and for even longer no broadband. Mobile coverage in our home was almost non existent and to receive emails we had to locate a friendly hot spot – often outside someone else’s home! Still with perseverance in contacting BT – from […]Read more "Tiree: Surf the Waves and the Net"
August 2014 is an important milestone marking the first birthday of this blog and the first anniversary of our arriving on Tiree. Over the past months we have settled into ‘Life On Tiree’. Although in many ways it is very different from life on the Mainland, in other ways it is very much ‘a microcosm […]Read more "Tiree: A Milestone"
With TMF over for another year, this morning witnessed the mass exodus. Accomplishing this mammoth task meant the MV Clansman diverting from her normal Monday morning direct sailing from Lochboisdale (South Uist) and Castlebay (Bara) to Oban and calling in at Tiree. Additionally the MV Isle of Mull replaced the MV Lord of the Isles on […]Read more "Tiree: The Mass Exodus"
Today, Friday 18th July, sees the start of the Tiree Music Festival, a 3 day event this year. Festival goers have been arriving on the island over the past 7 days, but the invasion began in earnest on Wednesday with both the MV Clansman and the MV Lord of the Isles making what was a […]Read more "A Rare Visitor"
The Mighty Clansman Does It Again! Tiree: Where the cinema catches the ferry. If the plane goes by boat, then it ought not to surprise us that even the cinema rolls on and off the Clansman. Today, the Screen Machine left on the Thursday ferry bound for Castlebay, Barra. The Screen Machine is an 80-seat, air […]Read more "The Cinema Catches The Ferry"