A Salute To Anne

On Friday 27th September 2019 the ships’s horn of the MV Clansman sounded as it pulled away from the pier and headed out to sea. The action was a salute to ‘Anne’ who has been in charge of the pier office for 24+ years. She was approached to take up the role by the former […]

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Lord of the Isles

Lord of the Isles (LOTI) Found at sea on the upper deck of the vessel. Was this a drunken sailor or lord? It certainly wasn’t sunstroke; not in the present extreme weather conditions. Or is there some other possible  explanation? A careful examination of the site indicates that the prostrate body is lying under what […]

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LOTI and friends

Today, from our living room and kitchen windows, we can see the waves breaking on the nearby rocks. The storm is not yet spent. The big question is, ‘Will the ferry be able to come in today?’ The Calmac website has it on amber alert, meaning possible delay or cancellation due to adverse weather conditions. […]

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