An Island For All Seasons

Yesterday Tiree was the sunniest place in Strathclyde.
It was a day when you needed sunglasses –
Especially as the sun began to set.
What a contrast today.

A rainbow over Scarinish. Too close to capture the complete bow.
A rainbow over Scarinish. Too close to capture the complete bow.

With a driver to hand the decision was made to go east to Milton.
Could we make it in time to photograph the ferry?
The Passage of Tiree was inky black.
It was raining at sea.

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Even with dark skies and seas the Clansman was still regal.
What a dramatic picture as she headed down the Passage.
Destination – Scarinish, Isle of Tiree.

Passing Windrush Cottage Milton
Still well out to sea the vessel passing Windrush Cottage, Milton

As we drove back to Gott Bay the sun was out to the north and west.
To the south and east it was like a different island.
In the bay Winter and Spring met each other.

Lunch was enjoyed at the Farmhouse Cafe, Balemartine.
Here Spring and Summer blended together.
Hynish beckoned.

Summer blues and hues dominated sky and sea.
However, it was Spring temperatures.
The water looked tempting.

It was time to head back for Scarinish and home.
While Mull might not be clear the Treshnish Isles were so sharp.
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter – Tiree an island for all seasons.
Experience it in one day or perhaps even one hour.

The Dutchman's Cap from Tigh-a-Rudha, Scarinish
The Dutchman’s Cap from Tigh-a-Rudha, Scarinish

This is ‘Life on Tiree” – An island for all seasons.

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