“Goodnight”

After last week’s sunshine the forecast was not promising. Thankfully the day has much improved as it has gone on. First thing it looked as it it might rain all day. When we set out to meet with the church family at An Talla (Crossapol) the car’s windscreen wipers were certainly kept busy. Looking to […]

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A Colourful Climax

This past week many parts of the UK were buffeted by storm Doris. Although Tiree was not the sunniest place in the U.K. this week on several occasion it has been the sunniest in Strathclyde, and it completely avoided the nation’s named storm. This evening the climax was a colourful sunset. Tomorrow could end this […]

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Countdown to Spring

This morning’s ferry brought with it the sunshine. First thing in the morning it had been damp. With the ‘Heb Isles’ came the sun. And this evening it is still clear. There is star after star What a sight! (Double-click for larger photographs in galleries) The air was so clear and so were the views. We […]

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Weather Outlook

Today many parts of the United kingdom are experiencing stormy conditions. High winds and driving snow are affecting roads and railways. Trees have been brought down and schools closed. Sadly it has even resulted in the loss of life. (Storm Doris) How different on the Isle of Tiree. There is a stiff, cold breeze from […]

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Chocolate Swirl

Earlier in the day a rainbow arched over Gott Bay. Sadly the rainbow was not quite complete. The top of the arch was missing.   Thursday’s Rainbow over Gott Bay As the rainbow suggests it was a day of mixed weather. However, as evening approached we were afforded a grand sunset. Close to home is Tiree’s […]

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An East Wind

An East wind did blow and brought with it a strong chill factor. Nevertheless once again the day began bright and sunny. Walking today was certainly invigorating! With the east wind gusting to 38mph the ferry was operating to an amended timetable. The arrival and departure at Tiree was as detailed in the Winter timetable. However there […]

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Pipped to the Post

The hour is late. Midnight is drawing close. Where is going to be the sunniest place in the UK? On Saturday Tiree struck gold – we had top spot on the podium. Official Met Office Figures Saturday was like a summer’s day, Well if you sat indoors and gazed outside. Venture out and you knew by […]

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