Boxing Day 2019 was a day of contrasts. For a start it was a sharp contrast from Christmas Day. Yesterday looked like a summer’s day. The sun was shining, the air was still and the sea was calm. How different, for most of today the island was under a blanket of high level cloud, the […]Read more "Day of Contrasts"
There is no tunnel or bridge linking Tiree to either Coll, Mull or the Mainland. Therefore both the plane and the ferry are vital to life on Tiree. They are the only public transport links and they are crucial. In common with many ports Tiree’s pier has what is known as a link-span. At Tiree […]Read more "Pier Works"
You go away for a day or two and you never know what might happen. Well strictly speaking it was just over a week in Mid-March. And what did we find upon our return to the island?. Repair work had begun on Scarinish Harbour. In just over a month the work is complete. The pier […]Read more "“Job Done!”"
Frost is not unknown on Tiree. However frost is not a common occurrence. Thursday morning was one of these rare frosty occasions First light at present is around 8:00am Drawing back the curtains the moon was visible. Looking out – Jupiter was to be seen just below the moon. In galleries double mouse-over for captions. […]Read more "One Frosty Morning"
– Sunday 4th September – Saw over 200 runners take part in the Tiree Ultra Marathon. Runners from Tiree, Scotland, the UK and from around the globe took part. What amazing scenery they passed through as they ran right round our coastline. Along sandy beaches, across bogs and short stretches of road they ran. For […]Read more "Tiree Re-Run"
All right! It’s not New Year’s day, It is only the 4th of January and our exploration of the east end of Tiree was an adventure. Others may have trod there long before us, however for us it was unexplored territory. For a bank holiday the weather was amazing. Although there was a cold breeze from […]Read more "New Year Adventure"
It’s taken a year to get here, but the visit made an ideal start to our second year. We previously visited the harbour late one evening in 2011, when spending a week’s holiday on Tiree. Having visitors staying with us gave us an ideal opportunity to take the camera on an outing and it really […]Read more "Tiree: Milton Harbour"