The Journey

The first stage of the journey was from Tiree to Oban. The talk was all about the storm known as Ophelia. Yet, in spite of this, the crossing was smooth. One thing we did notice was a red tinge to parts of the sky today. We have learned this phenomenon was in part due to […]

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They Came

They Came. They Ran. They had a Ceilidh. They came by land, sea and sky. They came to Tiree. The Tiree Ultra-Marathon is organised by Will Wright of Tiree Fitness. He is assisted by his wife Becky of Tiree’s Chocolates and Charms. He has an amazing Support Team from the island and beyond. In galleries mouse-over for […]

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Hot And Humid

This morning. ‘Hot and humid, sticky and sultry.’ These are not words often associated with Tiree. As if to prove it the weather sock is hanging limp at the pier. The air is still, the sea is calm and the sun has not yet broken through. This was life on Tiree as we walked by […]

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Rise and Shine

We did the rising, the sun did the shining. After a weekend away for a family event in the Borders, It was time to return to our home on the beautiful Isle of Tiree. (In galleries mouse-over for captions and double click for larger photos) The venue was Aikwood Tower near Selkirk. The journey home included […]

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Fledgling Feeding Time

Thanks to all who have given us bird feeders as presents. They have been a great source of education and entertainment. Sparrows may be in decline on the Mainland but not in our garden. It was a misty, damp morning. But we are hungry. Back and forth to the feeder to collect a seed. Open […] […]

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It’s the 10K and Half Marathon

Saturday 29th April 2017 is the big day. Walkers, runners and supporters have started arriving. They are coming by ferry, scheduled and chartered air flights. Today’s  ferry was exceptionally busy with cyclists and foot passengers. It’s Friday and the weather today has been remarkably calm. For Tiree it is warm, bright and still. What a welcome! The sun […]

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One Dramatic Day

Winds forecast to gust to over 45mph. Hail laden showers driven by the wind. Bright blue sky and dark clouds. One dramatic day. The ferry on an alert. Possibility of only one stop at Coll. Then the possibility of being unable to berth at Coll or Tiree. A school party is wanting to visit the […]

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