Category Archives: Yachties

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

We Are Still Here!!

No one said building a house would be easy and for sure it adds another dimension to our busy life out here, but we love the challenge!! I can picture the day when we are sitting on the balcony sipping … Continue reading

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Drones and Nature

OOPS!!!! I’ve just discovered that this blog post from a month ago has not been posted, maybe something to do with our internet being down. Both Applnet and satelitte gave up the ghost at the same time. Applnet with reconfiguration … Continue reading

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New House Start

Here’s the Spanish John arriving with the third load of building material, last Monday. One more to go this coming Tuesday and that’s it until Hugh goes away with his digger’s and machinery. The pictures below are back to front, … Continue reading

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Long Sunny Days and Too Much To Do.

It has been a good month overall, glorious sunshine day after day and lots achieved. So busy that I find it difficult to put aside some time for a blog post. So, I’ve decided on a different tack. I think … Continue reading

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The Long Horizon

At this time of year we have what we call The Long Horizon. We call it that not because of Iain R Thomson’s book but when describing this affliction , it was the title that sprung to mind. From around … Continue reading

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Rona Rescue

Monday last it was all hands on deck when one of our visitors Michelle cut her hand badly, whilst making a cake!!!!!!! The weather was foul and not safe for our ferries so a call to Stornoway Coastgaurd was necessary. … Continue reading

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Out To Sea

Great to be back on the water to-day, my day off!! Putting out a few creels and having a shake down cruise. It was a lovely morning for it. Glad to report no real problems with the engines which is … Continue reading

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December’s Here, Where Did November go!!

We had been away for a fortnight, first two weeks of November, but since we have returned the weather has been unbelievably kind and the days have just run away from us. There has been little rain although the ground … Continue reading

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Now Where Were We…….

I started the last blog with a sunrise, here are a few other photos of another one a few days later, The wind is in the East, the weather is fantastic and has been since the monsoon last time I … Continue reading

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My Time of Year

I just love this time of year, the summer is over (if there ever was one!!) and it has gone quiet although we had a very nice Australian couple in over the weekend, Yacht Red Roo!!! but it is now … Continue reading

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