What an evocative scene. They were only about a hundred yards from shore. When they got there, they found breakfast waiting for them— fish cooking over a charcoal fire, and some bread. Sunday’s wee blow lasted into the early hours of Monday. The day dawned bright, sunny and warm. What a contrast from the day before. […]Read more "An Evocative Scene"
As the Algerian barber said in Peckham London, “East – West – Home’s best.” It sure felt like that as we touched down at Tiree Airport to be warmly greeted by caring friends. The day began for us at 5:00am. Our first train of the day was at 6:04am from Peckham Rye Station. Our second train […]Read more "Moon Landing"
Life on Tiree has been busy during the past week, but often the weather has not been ideal for photography. On Wednesday the 20th of January from sunrise to sunset the sun was around for the most of the time. In the afternoon we had an opportunity to see the work progressing on two new […]Read more "Moonlighting"
Today has been a reminder that right on your doorstep are sights to behold. From early morning to the setting sun colour has characterised ‘Life on Tiree’. From our south facing windows we looked out on the Paps of Jura While a short walk to the pier barely an hour after sunrise was stunning. This […]Read more "– Technicolour Tiree –"
“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun” How apt are the word’s of Keats written most likely in September 1819. Here on Tiree as the sun has dropped the mist has drifted across the island. Indeed one day even at 1:30 in the afternoon the mist began to envelope Gott […]Read more "Season of Mists"
The start of our third year on the Isle of Tiree has typically been characterised by an awareness of sun, sea and sky. Sun or perhaps the lack of it! Like most of Scotland, Tiree has suffered a cold, damp summer. Since our return home this year’s norm has continued with sunshine, heavy showers and a strong […]Read more "Sun, Sea And Sky"
Click Photograph to enlarge It is good to praise the Lord and make music to your name, O Most High, proclaiming your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night. Psalm 92:1-2 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is […]Read more "Hebridean Moonlight"