The Flags Are Out!

Why are the flags flying? It is not simply because the sun is out. The flags are flying for the Tiree Music Festival. It is July and it feels like summer. The sky is blue and the air is pleasantly warm. And the sea, azure blue, looks so enticing, so inviting. What a great start […]

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The Secret Passage

After our walk along Gott Bay our time was limited. We had an evening commitment so we had to keep one eye on the time. Nevertheless there was still sufficed time to explore the secret passage at Vaul. Rather than walk along the beach we headed for Upper Vaul. The Machair was still colourful against […]

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The Art of Flight

It was an illustration of the art of flight. Our walk along Gott Bay was a vivid demonstration. The birds overhead scored higher than the kite surfers in the water. Gott Bay contains Tiree’s Big Beach. In Gaelic the beach is known as Tràigh Mhòr. The afternoon’s low tide emphasised the sheer expanse of sand. Out in […]

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Intoxicating

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 […]

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Unbelievable!

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 […]

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More Than

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 […]

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West End Safari

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 […]

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