Category Archives: The Views and of course the weather

The views around Rona and the ever present weather.

August Days -Catch Up.

Big storm this weekend, the windows are fairly bending in the new house ‘Tigh na Creag’. So far no damage seen but we have not been to Dry Harbour yet. Although the mink or otter had one (so far) of … Continue reading

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August: Basking Shark Month

Before I do the August catch up I think that the Basking Shark day deserves a post all to itself as will the Killer Whale day in July!! This was Sunday the 30th of August, a grey day but flat … Continue reading

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September Days

Working backwards in an effort to catch up and fill in the blanks I’ll head back to September. On a grey October day going through the photos and seeing the wonderful weather lifts the spirits at a time when you … Continue reading

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Stormy Sunday

It has been an awful longtime since my last blog, I’ve said it before that I read somewhere that Blogs invariably fail after a couple of years, I guess for many reasons but for this one ‘Time’ is the precious … Continue reading

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Visit to Eilean Tighe

Sunday the 14th June, another beautiful day. First thing a run down to Fladda on the RIB to see the neighbours, all well there and back to Base. The weather was stunning so instead of putting in another working day … Continue reading

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Otters

We have many otters on Rona, they are as always quite elusive. For sure if you went out early in the morning or late at night at this time then you could and will find them. There are places where … Continue reading

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Sunday Outing to the East Coast of Skye

For many years I’ve planned to return to Beareraig Bay and sail up from Holm to the Kilt Rock. I sailed over here about 8 to ten years ago it was a beautiful day but I had no camera. The … Continue reading

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The Weather

We are making venison burgers this morning, a morning inside. We have an order for ‘The Lower Deck’ Chippy, down on Pier Road. So it is not a bad day to be doing that inside when it is showery and … Continue reading

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Rona Revisited After Forty-Two Years

Here is a wee diversion from the usual day to day news on Rona. After a particularly bad weather weekend where the ‘Bad Weather’ forecast by the Beeb was one of the worst storms here this year. Very strong winds … Continue reading

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Stormy Day

To-day is the ideal day for catching up on paperwork and mail, there is a gale going outside with heavy rain falling since first thing. There was an break around 8am but it has returned to grey. I’ll need to … Continue reading

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