• Wedding Bells and Birthday Wishes!

    Well as I sit here typing, the wind is howling outside and the rain is lashing against the window and it seems like the whole of the UK is getting a battering this time.  Incredibly, just yesterday we were enjoying blue sky and sunshine.  The car thermometer read -4C as I left home for Loch Frisa and as I drove down the forestry track, I could see the loch shining like a mirror and Ben More  looking splendid with a covering…

    • 12 Nov 2010
  • Close encounters of the bird kind!

    The intrepid Autumnwatch team have left the island! After a frantic five days of trying to dodge some serious autumn cloud bursts (not always successfully) and trying to keep cameras steady in severe gale force winds, life on Mull today returned to normal. Except today, something very abnormal happened.
     
    By late afternoon with heavy showers blowing through giving way to brief periods of calm and thin, veiled sunlight…
    • 6 Nov 2010
  • Mull Eagle Watch Welcomes Chris Packham and the Autumnwatch Team

    Well I'm sure many of you have heard by now that we have some special visitors on the Island - the BBC Autumnwatch team with Chris Packham and Martin Hughes-Games.  They have been capturing some of Mull's finest wildlife - I wont spoil it and tell you what but just to remind you to make sure you watch this Thursday, 4th November at 8.30pm on BBC2.

    Today they came down to Loch Frisa to film Dave with Chris Packham…

    • 2 Nov 2010