Category Archives: Yachties

The quirky world of the visiting yachtsman or woman to Rona!!

Another Glorious Day in Splendid Isolation

Well, here we go again. Another lockdown, another month of no visitors, plans on hold, cottage visitors and Mark our ‘Winter’ stalker stood down. When will it end. For us, no problem but for others we feel for them. I … Continue reading

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The New Year and Happier Days Ahead.

Happy New Year to all from Rona, on Hogmany it was Baltic so the kilt was left in the cupboard. Been good clear nights here, very cold though with the full moon, the high pressure and the East wind. Looking … Continue reading

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Christmas Rush

Yesterdays post was about the first three weeks in December but in the last week it was as busy as all three put together apart from the boat trips I had to Portree. The weather had been poor, no surprise … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Moving On – Lockdown 2

The phone has stopped (Sunday 10th May) so I’ll continue with the update. Now its Monday!!! The phone had started ringing again yesterday. Been a tough winter on the West Coast for the animals, we are still feeding sheep and … Continue reading

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2019

2019 Has been as busy a year as the previous two. We moved into the New House now called  ‘Tigh na Creag’ on the 24th December 2018, but the work was far from finished. Even in the middle of summer … Continue reading

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