Snow Business (Slight Return)

“Outside of the mountains, it barely ever snows on Skye,” they told us. And on the evidence of recent weeks at least, they told us wrong. Mostly for the better as it happens. Gale-force winds and a near-blizzard might have assailed Fiscavaig last night and...

331/3RPM Playlist 12/01/2018

The playlist for Paul’s 331/3 RPM show on Cuillin FM at 8pm tonight (and repeated from 9am Wednesday) is: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – We No Who U R The Cars – Just What I Needed Gnarls Barkley – Smiley Faces Dire Straits – Romeo and...

331/3 RPM Playlist 22/12/2017

The playlist for my weekly, and tonight grasping-at-being-festive-themed show on Skye’s Cuillin FM is as follows: Simon & Garfunkel – Hazy Shade of Winter David Bowie – Golden Years Thin Lizzy – Waiting for an Alibi The Ronettes –...

331/3 RPM Playlist 15/12/2017

Tonight’s 331/3 RPM show on Skye’s Cuillin FM was brought to you by: The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army Patti Smith – Because the Night The Beatles – Happiness is a Warm Gun The PoliceĀ  – Truth Hits Everybody Jimi Hendrix –...

Snow Business

“We hardly ever have snowfalls on Skye,” was one of the mantras we heard most often upon moving up to the island. That, and, “Ah, but have you been through a Skye winter yet?” We did our first full winter last year, quite enjoyed it too, thank...