Struthan Cottages – Isle of Tiree, Scotland

Back to Tiree sooner than expected

Happy new year to everybody! Hope you had good holidays.

Sadly, our family had a difficult time with my mother passing away at new Year. Her funeral was this morning and we’re travelling to Tiree tomorrow as she’s being laid to rest in Soroby cemetery, Balinoe, Tiree. All islanders are most welcome to attend. It is some comfort that mum will be back to her favourite place in the world, Tiree and laid to rest beside my dad. Still, 62 is very young and tremendously sad for us all.

I’m posting here simply to say thanks to the islanders who have telephoned this last week passing on their sympathies. I’ll be back to posting some happier news as soon as we get home on Thursday.