Thursday, August 26, 2010

VIDEO LINK: New BBC film about Tiree

Just released, this short film from BBC labs was made by and features islanders. It was made during this year's Feis. Although I say it myself, I think this is a great wee film. Thanks to the BBC for all their help, patience and advice.

To view the video CLICK HERE  To access the Tiree video, click the Tiree link in the middle, near the top (among the bucket and spades!)

Monday, August 09, 2010

OH NO ... WE FORGOT TO ORDER THE POPPADOMS!

IT has to be said that the hand-shelled scallop pakora was a little cool when it finally arrived at the table...

But curry lovers Iain and Sophie Isaacson weren't complaining.

For their spicy treat is probably the only Indian takeaway in Britain delivered by bike, then ferry, after a 50-mile journey over land and sea. READ THE FULL STORY

Sunday, August 01, 2010

TIREE ON GOOGLE STREETVIEW

A couple of people have been in touch recently to say that Tiree on Google Streetview is incredibly detailed. I checked it out last night. Here's the view of my house, with the jeep at the back and our washing fluttering in the wind. We reckon they must have been past here about 6 months ago going by the clues we picked out.