The visit to the Mainland was at short notice. There had been no strategic planning. On Monday it had been out by Ferry. On Thursday it was inbound by plane. The decision to return by plane was down to the weather forecast. The forecast was for the wind to rise significantly on Thursday. In such […]Read more "Inbound To Tiree"
It was a perfect day for a sea tour. In Gott Bay the water was like a mirror. The sea was so calm it was almost unbelievable. Today’s Tiree Sea Tour was to Lunga. It is one of a group islands known as the Treshnish Isles. On a clear day they are visible to the […]Read more "A Tiree Sea Tour"
It has been a day of blue sky and scattered light clouds. The air has been clear and afforded good views of neighbouring islands. In Scarinish we cannot see the Small Isle of Eigg but we look out on so many others. From our south facing lounge window we could see the Paps of Jura. […]Read more "Blue Sky and Scattered Clouds"
The storm which struck Tiree on Friday afternoon and evening resulting in the evacuation of the campers at Tiree Music Festival will be part of the folklore soon. Saturday and Sunday however were characterised by sunshine. Both evenings afforded wonderful views of the surrounding islands. Away from the crowds and bands at Crossapol, we took […]Read more "The Still After The Storm"
It was not the most promising of mornings, but by noon the sky was transformed. The bright blue sky afforded big views across the Passage of Tiree towards the Treshnish Isles and Mull and to the south to the Paps of Jura. Looking out of our sitting room window we can still see the Paps of […]Read more "Tiree: The Big View"