Spindrift Special

There is something special about spindrift. Today we didn’t have to travel far to see it. It was right on our doorstep. We’ll not quite literally! Since the equinox the wind has been a feature of the weather. On several occasion the ferry has been on an alert. On Sunday the crossing had to be […]

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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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A Bracing Beach Walk

Tiree has numerous beautiful beaches. In fact surfing or walking you are spoilt for choice. One member of the family has their personal favourite. So every visit, no matter the season, we make a pilgrimage. Weather permitting there is less than 24hours to his ferry arrives. So this afternoon we headed west to Balephuil beach, […]

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The Welcome Mat

The Welcome Mat is out all year round. Tiree welcomes visitors to the island. Today we welcomed family. The weather this past week has been a mixed bag. It has been a week of wintry sunshine and showers. With the wind rising the ferry was and still is on an alert. The CalMac website warns, […]

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Tiree’s Classic Wave

Tiree is famous for its wave. Car drivers wave, pedestrians wave, most people wave. It has been said “If you go off island and you are still waving at Connel be worried. If you are still waving at Crianlarich you perhaps ought to seek help.” However, the Isle of Tiree is equally famous for the […]

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Red Alert

Yes! Believe it or not! They are on sale on Tiree. You can purchase a nifty brolly on the island. However, they ought to come with a warning label. ‘Mainland use only – Not for use on the Isle of Tiree’. The day began with a memorable sunrise. It continued with pleasant Autumn sunshine. However, as […]

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Repeat Performance

Yesterday Tiree was the sunniest place in Strathclyde. Yesterday Tiree was the Sunniest place in the UK An official 11.7 hours of sunshine. Well! The repeat performance was not the hours of sunshine. The forecast included sunshine, but only for 9.5 hours. In contrast with yesterday it didn’t feel like that. The wind was directly […]

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