Scottish By Inclination (Paperback)Barbara Henderson (author)
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'Gradually I forgot I was a foreigner.'
Barbara Henderson has been Scottish by inclination for 30 years. She fell in love with Scotland and its people when she left Germany at the age of 19. Now a children's author, storyteller and teacher in the Highlands, she gives us a lively glimpse of Scotland through the eyes of an EU immigrant - from her first ceilidh to Brexit and the choppy seas of citizenship.
Scottish by Inclination also celebrates the varied contributions of 30 remarkable Europeans - beer brewers, entrepreneurs, academics, artists and activists - who have chosen to call Scotland home.
'All voices matter and deserve to belong.
Belonging is more than a privilege.
Belonging, I am now convinced, can be a choice.'
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
Number of pages: 200
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 15 mm
An affectionate and warm-hearted look at what it means to be a 'new Scot.' - Margaret Kirk
A wonderful compendium of voices. - Donald S. Murray
Moving and funny... a revealing snapshot of what it's like being an immigrant. - Professor David Worthington
A rich mosaic of individual stories and a signpost, fashioned from resilience and optimism to the future. - James Robertson
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Scottish by Inclination is a heart-warming, hilarious and so very Scottish account of what it is like to be an immigrant living in Scotland. The book is Barbara Henderson’s biographical account of her time in... More
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