By Peter Blakeley,Alison Weatherstone

ISBN-10: 1467551805

ISBN-13: 9781467551809

the writer describes his fun and infrequently boisterous adventures as a bad child in Manchester and the way at ten years previous, because of his fathers crippling ailment, he manages to complement his moms home tasks finances and the relations foodstuff provide. to satisfy a dream he strikes to Scotland, marries a neighborhood woman and so they either determine companies within the picturesque village of Langholm. because of a global tragedy his enterprise is destroyed and at the promise of a role within the US he strikes his spouse, 7 yr previous daughter and Labrador puppy to Houston. there are numerous enjoyable tales. between them, he endures the attentions of a opposed ostrich, bargains with a kin of rodents who take in place of abode in his truck and he's provided with a Congressional medal from Dick Cheneys mystery carrier physique shield. The booklet is an inspirational, fun, funny and now and then a deeply relocating account of the rigors and tribulations, successes, frustrations and tradition shocks that have been skilled by means of a small relatives staff from a tiny Scottish village as they begin back in a single of the largest towns within the glossy world.

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