Monthly Archives: March 2013

First Day of the Visitor Season – Hot and Cold

This is what the May looked like first thing this morning, this being the first day of visitors coming out to the island. On the positive side at least I have now sorted my Christmas cards for next year. And … Continue reading

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Bird News on the Isle of May

 Having been on the island for a couple of days I am starting to get a feel for what the different birds are up to. The guillemots and razorbills are starting to get established on their nesting ledges on the … Continue reading

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Changing Isle

The Isle of May has existed for thousands of years, it is just a big lump of rock that doesn’t change, just what is on its surface. Or so you would think but walking around the island after being off … Continue reading

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There

Stonechat I am on the island. A rough, wet and cold trip out with a boat full of bedding, food and equipment but with the help of the ever excellent Colin at the helm of the RIB Osprey plus Mark, … Continue reading

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A day trip and nearly there

The Isle of May is a long way out across a rough sea. Across the Forth to Bass Rock At the beginning of the season its hard to remember how the life jackets go on! Colin in the RIB Osprey … Continue reading

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All scrubbed up and ready to sail.

The RIB Osprey sertviced and ready to go for its 5th year of servicing the island and taking visitors back and forth. The May Princess, fresh from the slip way in Arbroath and with a striking new coat of paint. … Continue reading

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Season Starts – Not Going Out

This is pretty much the start of the season and I start with an apologies for the silence of the blog, some of you will be wondering about how we are progressing in preparing for the start of the season. … Continue reading

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