Kitchen Tales

It’s Monday morning. The wind is gusting. The sky turns an inky black. Then the heavens well and truly open. This is the day the Holiday Club is beginning! The club is now in its third year. This year it is called ‘Kitchen Tales’. It is organised by Tiree Baptist Church. Help is provided by […]

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‘Baugh For Life’

There is a good problem in Baugh. The Baptist Church Premises are too small. They are not large enough on a Sunday morning. The building was renovated three years ago. Even so there is still insufficient accommodation. Thus the Sunday Morning Gathering is normally held in An Talla. Have no fear the Baugh premises do […]

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See What A Morning

Stepping out the house when the moon was still high on the western sky we made our way towards the Baptist Church at Baugh. On Easter Sunday morning the church on Tiree comes together for a Sunrise Service on the shore and this morning the weather was ideal, clear and bright. Unusually for Tiree, before […]

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An Alarming Alert

No! Not a weather alert. Rather a social media alert. “It has been 17 days since you lasted posted.” It is however not without cause. We had temporarily been away from Tiree. Our family had gifted us with a city break in Prague. Although only visiting that city for 4 days we were away for […]

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Baugh Revisited

In the past 12 months two people have requested that Life-on-Tiree feature two specific locations: Vaul and Manal respectively. In the coming months, time and weather permitting we shall attempt to fulfil these specific requests and to feature the various island townships. The Isle of Tiree is the most fertile island in the Hebrides. The […]

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January 1st 2017

It’s about 9:00am on Sunday the 1st of January 2017. A voice from the kitchen announces, “Look at that sunrise!” The forecast was for sunshine in the hours of daylight. In the morning clouds cast doubts on this. A walk was in order before lunch. The wind was from the north. “It was cold!” Cloud […]

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Gala Day Blues

October 1st, 2016. Tiree High School Gala Day. The weather could not have been better. Bright blue sky all day and it was warm for the occasion. On Gala Day the neighbouring islands stood out so clearly. Walking down from the Post Office to the old harbour the Paps of Jura were framed by the […]

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