Screen Machine is an 80-seat, air conditioned and 3D-ready mobile cinema which brings the latest films to remote and rural areas of Scotland. The cinema tours 33 communities in the Highlands and Western Islands and each tour lasts 6-7 weeks. Screen Machine also appears at selected film festivals. In March 2012 they filmed the cinema arriving on the Isle of Mull before they … [Read more...] about Fancy a Movie but can’t find a Cinema?
Nowadays a travel to one of the Hebridean islands is relatively simple. You pick a method of travel, book a ticket and, when the weather is favourable, you're on your island in a relatively short time. What a difference with the 1700s when steam ships had yet to be invented. In fact it was Scotsman James Watt who, in 1769, patented an improved version of the steam engine which … [Read more...] about The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides
Mull Charters offers scenic & wildlife cruises in the Southern Hebrides from Ulva Ferry on Mull's west coast. Their boat can accommodate up to 12 passengers and they came in the news today on the ForArgyll website. According to the article on ForArgyll Mull Charters is ranked No 2 in World’s 10 great wildlife tours. You can see from the video I've included below that it can be … [Read more...] about Mull Charters Scenic and Wildlife Cruises
It seems that we had quite a bit of luck when we arrived on the Isle of Mull in May this year in our hired Motorhome. It was a hot day and our first destination was Torosay Castle just south of Craignure where we arrived on the ferry from Oban. We arrived on the parking place of the castle which was deserted, we were the only ones around. When we walked up to the castle there … [Read more...] about Torosay Castle and Gardens Closed to the Public
Every now and then you come across a great Youtube Video and this is certainly one. The video covers a good part of some of the Southern Hebridean islands so a good reason to post it here, and the great thing is that the video is shot from the air. The author of the video wrote: "A flight in G-CCCG a Pegasus Quick from Thornhill landing in Bute for a bite to eat, then over the … [Read more...] about Southern Hebrides Video from the Air