The Cloud

Clouds are fascinating. Clouds transform the sky Clouds can block out the sun or a sunset. Or clouds can enhance a sunrise and a sunset. An often heard remark is, “I don’t understand this cloud thing.” These days the reference is usually a reference to data storage. The clouds above store water or ice until […]

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A Wee Reminder

The day began with bright, warm sunshine. However, early in the afternoon the rain arrived. It is welcomed by crofters and farmers for the grass is slow growing. In the past weeks there has been the occasional shower. However, for the most part we have enjoyed blue skies. So a wee reminder of Monday evening’s sunset. […]

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Simply Friday

Friday ended the run of wall to wall sunshine. For the first time in over a week we woke to wet windows. Yet the rain did not amount to much – hardly enough to satisfy our crofters. As daylight hours drew in the western sky began to glow. The glow served to alert you to the […]

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‘Come Fly With Me’

Come fly with me over Tiree. This morning we fly over Baugh Beach. What a transformation from the previous evening. Baugh Beach – yesterday and today. Yesterday evening the sky was inky black and the sea green. This morning the sky was blue and the sea various shades of blue. There is still a strong wind […]

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Shades of Light

It has been an interesting weekend. Saturday was predominantly a sunny day. Sunday on the other hand has been bright but cloudy. This in turn has greatly influenced the quality of the light. The arrival of the ferry is always a significant event in our day. If possible we love to watch its arrival and […]

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When the Mist comes in

I’ve just read these words, “It’s wet and windy.” They come from a blog that we subscribe to: The Bg Garden and Croft. The blog is by Jonathan and Denise who live and work from their home in South Uist in the Outer Hebrides. Yesterday morning was sunny but by late afternoon the mist was descending […]

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“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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