Black Friday when the sky frequently turned blank has given way to sunny Saturday and Sunday and what a delight both days have been. No wonder the sheep are sun bathing! Over the weekend the air has been remarkably still. There has hardly been a breath of wind. The temperature has been low. (5 °C dropping […]Read more "It’s November!"
3:00pm Saturday, 12th November and Tiree pauses to remember and reflect in an act of remembrance at the Memorial, Pier Road. To remember those who have lived and died in the service of others in two world wars and in the many conflicts since then. To remember also those who today continue to suffer as a result […]Read more "Tiree Remembers"
It’s Tuesday and it’s wet and windy. What a contrast with Monday when it was sunny and calm. After an early morning shower it turned out a beautiful November day. You don’t need an excuse to go out for coffee and cake. But with visitors staying we took the opportunity to go to Hynish. We […]Read more "Historic Hynish"
November provides an opportunity to look back and reflect on the summer that has just gone. Here on Tiree, along with the rest of the country, summer was late in arriving. Whether it was in the garden or on the machair flowers were a month to six weeks behind. On the island it has felt that summer began […]Read more "The Going Down of the Sun"
In many ways, today’s weather is better than many a summer’s day, with bright sunshine and blue skies. Having been on the Mainland for three days it was good to get back down to pier and to watch the MV Clansman berth. The sky was blue but there was a stiff ‘South Easterly’ gusting to […]Read more "Tiree: Better Than Many A Summer’s Day"