The day the boat took the Ferry! Yes! On Tiree even the boat travels by ferry to Oban. Hard to believe, but we have the evidence. Haulage contractor – I MacKinnon of Dunfoot, Balephetrish, Isle of Tiree.Read more "The Boat Takes The Ferry"
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 […]Read more "Tiree and Loti’s Tale"
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 […]Read more "“Where’s LOTI?”"
Today, Calmac’s “Lord of the Isles’ made her first visit to Tiree after her annual overhaul at Greenock. Sadly, the first of December 2014 has been characterised by dark grey skies and rain that damped the occasion. Thankfully, with ‘LOTI’ back in service, we now have five sailings a week – weather permitting. Today’s sailing […]Read more "Tiree: The Return of the Lord of the Isles"
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"