Category Archives: The Views and of course the weather

The views around Rona and the ever present weather.

Poor Show

, Sadly I have had this subject on the blog before. We have many good friends and regular sailing visitors to our beautiful anchorage. For many years I watched yachts struggle to anchor. Many Yacht owners were forced to sit … Continue reading

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More Updates from the Dreich Summer

It is not for me to moan about the weather, in fact possibly we are luckier than most living in the South who are still (in August) sweltering. I prefer the cooler climate but a wee bit, just a wee … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Sun!!

Here’s a few photos to get the blog going again, Been Silly Busy. Third week in July this was taken, a cracking hind and her stag calf took up residence around the house, lovely to see. More pictures coming shortly. … Continue reading

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The Annual Landing Craft

Most years we have a landing craft. This years delivery had a different feel to it altogether. After months of looking for a couple to join us on Rona we finally had success and on the 26th May 2022 the … Continue reading

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May Days

Here’s a thing, a Bon Accord lemonade bottle, found at the back of the generator shed. It brought back happy memories. I wondered how it got there, I see the company stopped producing pop in 2000. When we lived in … Continue reading

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Now for April

The catch up continues. Sunday morning here, grey, wet and windy. A lovely West Coast day. I wonder how the campers and caravanners are fairing after yesterdays gale force winds. Perhaps there was an Exodus. Looking back it is scary … Continue reading

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Goodness Me …It has been too long (Yet Again).

Thank you Jim in Ireland for reminding me that I had not posted for such a long time. So here goes a quick one before I do the long update. Weather to-day is stormy to say the least, the ferry … Continue reading

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Falaisg

“The Gaelic word ‘falaisg’ pertains to muirburn/burning of heather which is perhaps most commonly used but there are several derivatives such as ‘falaisgeach’, ‘falasgair’, ‘falaisgear’ and ‘falaisgeadh’.“ Calum was here this week and he kept mentioning ‘ The falaisg’, for … Continue reading

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Job Update

Here we are 2 months on, time flies when you are busy, the blog to follow is an update of the last two months. Been a pretty full two months culminating in Covid!!! More of that later. Suffice to say … Continue reading

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The Job

Well Lorraine put a post on Facebook on the new position on Rona for a couple and we were picked up by the Daily Mirror yesterday as a News Filler then it was on the TV briefly where it ceertainly … Continue reading

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