Mainland Musing

Our recent trip to the Mainland took us to Falkirk, Glasgow, Thame (Oxfordshire), the Isle of Sheppey, Aylesbury and London. It involved a flight, several car and train journeys, a coach journey and a sailing from Oban to Tiree. Thankfully our travel arrangements went to plan and were safe and smooth. One thing that struck […]

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Tiree’s Threesome

Having our son visit over Christmas and New Year was a reminder of three things that often grab our attention, especially in the winter months, the weather, the status of the ferry and ‘comings and goings’. Today the weather has been almost idyllic with sunshine and hardly a breath of wind. The ferry is running […]

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These are My Mountains

Each Island in the Hebrides is unique. Tiree is famous for its clear blue waters, sandy beaches, machair and bird life. Flat and fertile, there is a distinct absence of trees and mountains. Yet, having said that, the island is not one large billiard table, we have three hills, Ben Hynish, Ben Hough and Beinn […]

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