In Appreciation

As a consequence of the recent adverse weather vessels were out of place today and this resulted in the MV Clansman operating to a Revised Timetable.  Instead of arriving at 11:00 the vessel did not berth until 17:19 in the winter hours of darkness. With no vessel yesterday due to wind and wave conditions and […]

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Up. Up. And Away

Faced with a routine hospital appointment in Glasgow, the choice is a ferry crossing to Oban and an onward bus or train journey to Glasgow or a flight direct to Glasgow. With the ferry's winter timetable this can take five days, whereas a flight reduces this to three days. So it was that today we […]

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Up! Up! And Away!

With Spring in the air, on our beautiful Isle of Tiree, one of the joys of walking is listening to the birdsong. On calm days, when walking along the beach at Gott Bay, you are conscious of the sound of gentle lapping waves. On some beaches, however, the sound of the waves can be like […]

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