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Heather McNab is making friends fast in her new home
Heather McNab is making friends fast in her new home
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Catch up with Falkirk folk in far flung places

WHERE ARE YOU FROM ORIGINALLY? Falkirk

WHERE ARE YOU NOW? In the Kalahari Desert, South Africa.

WHAT DO YOU DO THERE? I work on a project run by Cambridge University looking at cooperative behaviours in meerkats and cape ground squirrels.

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN THERE? 13 months

FAMILY? Mum, dad, sister and grandparents.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT WHERE YOU ARE NOW? The weather, animals, outdoor lifestye and the braais (BBQs)

WHAT DO YOU LIKE LEAST? Biting insects, scorpions and lack of junk food.

BIGGEST DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THERE AND HERE? The culture and climate.

ANYTHING YOU MISS? Fast food, the ease of being able to see old friends and of course my family.

MESSAGE TO FRIENDS AND FAMILY IN FALKIRK? Hi everyone back in Scotland, I hope you are all well and happy. I miss you loads and will try to get better at keeping you posted on this crazy desert life!