A Watery Welcome

This year we saw in the New Year in Dundee What an enjoyable time we spent in the City of Discovery. It included a visit to the Dundee Rep Theatre to see ‘A Christmas Carol’. On New Year’s Day we witnessed the annual ‘Big Dook’ at Broughty Ferry. Our return journey was by Megabus to […]

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Snow! No Problem!

What a beautiful winter’s day on the Isle of Tiree. We have looked out on a snowy landscape For the most part it has been no problem. No hassle. No inconvenience. What a contrast with reports and photographs we have been receiving. Tiree Airport was open and ready for business today with the runways cleared. […]

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Baugh’s Beauty

Bay, Birds, Breakers, Baptist Church Premises, Ben Hynish and Balemartine, Baugh bathed by this evening’s sunset. It is Tuesday morning. Indeed a beautiful November day. And while some engage in seated exercise at The Baptist Church I take myself off and enjoy a walk around the crofting township of Baugh. Hearing the breakers on the […]

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So Quiet

On the Isle of Tiree it can be so quiet that you notice noise. You are aware of a tractor working in a nearby field. You are aware of someone cutting their grass. You look up when you hear the daily flights. Otherwise is it an ambulance plane? If you live in a city there […]

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Intoxicating!

It has been a day of mostly bright sunny weather. In the morning we had a trip to the airport. This was followed by a trip to the pier. (Goodbyes are most important.) It turned into a pleasant Saturday evening. We set out for the crofting community of Sandaig. We were looking forward to a […]

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Awesome

Awesome can be an over used word. It was a word that I heard often this evening. This week there is a Holiday Club at the Baptist Church. Each evening the Encounter Group for the older children is meeting. As you can imagine it is great fun, action packed and simply ‘awesome’. When we left […]

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Good Morning Tiree

It’s Show Day on Tiree. Historically the show has enjoyed sunny weather. What will the weather have in store today for the show? With the Friday morning ferry to catch we wake up early. We have still the final packing to complete. But we don’t need to be up this early. It is only 4:45am! […]

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