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My home country is calling me

Moving back to Scotland after 40 years

I left Scotland to see the world at the tender age of twenty-two. Keen, eager to spread my wings, sure that the old country wasn’t all there was to see. I took off not knowing that I wouldn’t return until after I’d retired. Now I’m back with Maggie, my new wife ( we got hitched in 1979). This is an account of our return, the highs, the lows and some of the bits in between. It’s my story of what it’s like to live a year in the Highlands of Scotland.

By Charlie McCarthy

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