I was ten when I first realized that my family was of Scottish descent and although it took me a few decades to actually set foot on Scottish soil, my love for the country grew strong within me.
This will be the story of my exploration of Scotland from afar and up close and personal. This story will start with my childhood memories of stories told by my grandfather and continue through the present, and on in to the future as I plan my return to Alba.
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About Kate Cowie Riley
Kate writes two blogs currently: "Weaving the Magic Thread ~ the texture of my life", a collection of auto-biographical essays; and "Scottish Heart", where she shares her love of Scotland and the trips through Scotland that she both plans and guides. She is also Copy Editor and Lead Contributor Emerita for "Celtic Family Magazine".
Kate retired in 2013 from nearly 40 years in Private Practice as a Somatic Psychotherapist & Bodyworker, Massage Therapy Instructor, Sivananda Yoga Teacher, Spa Director, and Consultant, who also wrote & taught about Eco-sustainability and WellBalance. Her professional blog, "The Riley School of Integrated Somatic Bodywork" is also retired.
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