Back To Scotland

As we crossed into Scotland from England the temperature dropped and heavy cloud cover simulated my mood. I was nervous, pessimistic, and afraid all at the same time. This is because after being away for one year you grow homesick, after another you become ...

Back To England

10 years have passed since I first left Scotland for New Zealand. Originally I had plans to complete a 5 month missionary school and then return home. Plans changed and only two weeks after arrival I dreamt of a life in New Zealand. So strong was my pull to...

Scotland Unveiled: Through The Eyes of An Expat

There is no place in the world like Scotland. I know because I grew up there. I lived on one of the 790 islands that are scattered around Scotland’s shores. With a population of around 5.2 million people, the Scots are a proud people and produce some of the wo...

Paul the Pirate

I have met some inspiring people in my life. Take John, for example, who walked to India from Germany. Or Sam who raised his kids in the slums of India. Or Rod who was attacked by hundreds of hornets and lived to tell the tale. The story of Paul the Pirate, ho...

Australia

Far from the shores of the worlds largest island lies Australia’s interior, commonly referred to as ‘the outback’. Home to kangaroo’s, wild dingo’s and deadly creepy crawlies, the outback is a vast wilderness of scrub and sand (and the rare petrol station). Da...