Picture the rugged beauty of Scotland’s Highlands, with its mist-cloaked mountains and ancient lochs. Now, juxtapose that with Guyana’s sun-soaked mangrove coast, teeming with life. At first glance, they seem worlds apart, but delve into history’s pages and you’ll uncover a tangled web of wealth, exploitation, and shared names. Beyond the postcard landscapes of both regions lies a shadowy past where sugar, slavery, and Scots intertwine. Let’s journey through this unexpected connection, unearthing stories that have been long buried beneath the weight of time and the desire to forget.