Tiree and Loti’s Tale

I was originally timetabled to leave Oban on Thursday morning at 7.15am, with an arrival at Scarinish, Isle of Tiree for 11:15am. With adverse weather forecast, it was decided that I would not leave Oban until 1.00pm. At the time the decision was made it was thought I would visit the Island of Coll, but […]

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“Where’s LOTI?”

Not “Where’s Wally?” as in the popular series of books featuring the boy with his distinctive red-and-white-striped shirt, bobble hat, and glasses. Rather “Where’s LOTI?” featuring the CalMac ferry with its distinctive red funnels, black and white super-structure and lift gear and otherwise known as “MV Lord of the Isles”. The fact is you can […]

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A Rare Visitor

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 […]

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