Category: Mike’s Mullings
AFTERNOON OTTERS 22nd November This morning we re-felted the shed roof at Dungallen this afternoon we went to Loch na Keal for a well earned break and soon spotted a family of otters, mother and two cubs eating fish on a rock out in the loch. They ate and played for some time before taking to […]Read more
8th November Its a wet and very windy Sunday so we can either stay inside at home and do useful things like bookwork and all those jobs around the house that really need doing, or we can make a packed lunch and disappear into the wild wet yonder. Ten minutes later we’re watching two otters through […]Read more
LAZY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
Lazy Sunday Afternoon 18th October Today was one of those days that make all the hard work and very long hours that we’ve put in all worth while and you know the decision to move here was the right one. A day off and a walk along the coast at Croggan in glorious autumn sunshine with […]Read more
IT’S JUST A BUZZARD
21st September IT’S JUST A BUZZARD Eagle! no its just a buzzard, hen harrier! no its just a buzzard you here them say in a disappointed voice. Well I think its a great bird always ready to put on an Aerial display when all other winged creatures are staying well out of sight. So next […]Read more
12th September. Well summer is slowly passing, for me its been a hot and sweaty one mainly because I’ve been wearing full waterproofs for most of the time due to the rainy season coinciding with the summer season this year. Having said that this last week has been glorious with warm sunny days and great […]Read more
The Adder is Mulls only snake. I arrived at work in Torloisk this week to be greeted by the lady of the house with a warning, don’t let Misty (my dog) into the garden the adders are out at the top of the garden near the old stone wall, I wouldn’t want her to be […]Read more
THE COMMUTE TO WORK
Siskins at Dungallen 14th July. THE COMMUTE TO WORK Tomorrow I make the hour long commute to work at Carsaig, firstly the road to Craignure, could see otter or white tail eagle. Then on towards the mountains and Glen More, every chance of seeing short eared owl, hen harrier, red deer and my favourite the golden eagle. […]Read more
5th July Today we had a day off, after all the hard work we’ve done getting things up and running it was nice to have some time together relaxing. The photo of the buzzard shows just how well they blend into their surroundings (apart from the feet) The oil beetle who we met on a […]Read more
FLAMING JUNE, where did it go?
FLAMING JUNE, where did it go? 25th June A very busy month with the self catering full, the tours very busy with great people enjoying their time on Mull and a visit from my daughter Stacey with her family. This gave us the excuse to have a day off (much needed) and visit the south […]Read more
3rd June Working at Carsaig today I glanced up to see these two white tailed eagles enjoying the breeze and the warm sun. they stayed with me for about 10 minutes before disappearing upwards with effortless ease. The tour on Tuesday went well despite the weather with good sightings of otter, hen harrier, cuckoo and […]Read more