Another beautiful calm start to the day. I have a few creels, I have been told we are hobby fishers. we fish for a few crab, lobster (an endangered species about these parts) and prawns. We like to take the visitors out on the MV Rona to see the creels coming up and usually once a week we have a boat trip. The boat is fully licensed and carries 6 + me. But I’m still learning! So when I heard Torridon Sea Tours were coming with day trip visitors to-day I was keen to have Kenny show me (again) the spots to go to , the spots and other fishers gear, to avoid. Kenny has fished here most of his life and it was very interesting hearing about where and how he had fished around here and how his forefathers and Skye fishermen fished in the old days.
So midday to-day we had an hour out in Kyle Rona looking at creels, mud and some more creels. Very interesting and helpful. Back to Base to check if Gemma, Kenny’s daughter and partner in the Tours was organised with the sea food lunch that the guests always enjoy. All was well so off to our own lunch, a favourite ‘Cullen Skink’.
Once the day trippers had left I got stuck into the concreting in the garden, in the middle of it the visitors from Dry Harbour arrived looking for bottles of wine, thirsty work having a holiday. Around about 7 ish I finished having run out of cement, 1 bag would have done it but you cannot nip out to B&Q here so I’ll be on the phone to Kevin for some more.
There is a Dry Stone waller coming Saturday, weather permitting. He is repairing the wall in the garden that the rain washed out. So I’m keen to get the garden in order so that he is not standing on the toma toes.
It was a bit breezy this evening and no yachts in but just when we thought we would have a blank night in the bay this yacht arrived, it looks like a live aboard, I think it might be called ‘Rusty’!!!