Intoxicating! Magnificent! Unbelievable! On the Isle of Tiree you run out of superlatives. It is so refreshing to have visitors to stay. It is interesting to see the island through their eyes. It is enlightening to hear their comments about Tiree. We had various responsibilities in the afternoon. So, in the morning we made the most […]Read more "Intoxicating"
Unbelievable! Flat calm seas. Wall to wall blue sky. Hardly a breath of wind. Bright, warm, sunny weather. No coats, scarfs, gloves or hats. Instead suncream and sunglasses. For one of our guests the day began with an 8 mile run It took in the full length of Gott Bay there and back. And he did […]Read more "Unbelievable!"
The date was the the 29th of April. The event was the Tiree 10K and Half Marathon. The location was the beautiful Isle of Tiree, Scotland. But, there is more to Tiree than simply providing a backdrop. It’s not a sales pitch. It’s not an advertising slogan. There is more to Tiree than providing a […]Read more "More Than"
With a visitor in residence there are some places you must take them and so this afternoon we headed to the West End. First we enjoyed lunch at the Farmhouse Cafe. (Bright surroundings, great service and wholesome food.) Then it was out to meet the bull-calf going to Stirling on May 1st. All the best […]Read more "West End Safari"
Easter Monday brought with it bright, relatively warm, sunshine. At lunchtime we had a responsibility that took us across the island. The day and the trip were a reminder of the delight of living in the Hebrides. Tiree is the most westerly of the Inner Hebrides. It is also low lying with three main areas […]Read more "Hebridean Delight"
Day One was Tràigh Shorobaidh. It is also known as Soroby or Balinoe Beach. This 1.5km beach is at the West End of the island. It lies between Crossapol Point and the township of Balemartine. The clue to our second beach was ‘Have you GOTT the Clue?’ Our second beach walk was at the East […]Read more "Day Two – Second Beach"
Two days and two different beaches. (Not that there are only two beaches on Tiree.) On Tiree we are spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches. Some people have a favourite beach. Personally we find each beach to be different. Each beach has its own distinctive characteristics. And unlike some islands Tiree is surrounded […]Read more "Two Days – Two Beaches"