Alastair Henry is today’s guest on The Segilola Salami Show. When Alastair retired at age 57, he unknowingly asked himself to retire or not retire? Alastair shares with us his life’s journey from emigrating to Canada at age 19 to retiring at age 57 but coming out of retirement and living a life he never imagined and how it led to him writing his first book. I assure you, you need to click play now.
About Alastair Henry
Alastair was born in Glasgow, Scotland, grew up in Lancashire, England, and at 19 immigrated to Canada by himself. He became a typical yuppie with a family, a house in the suburbs, and a big job in the corporate sector. At age 46, he went into business for himself. Following London Life’s Freedom 55 plan, he retired at 57 and went to live in the country.
But 2 years later, disillusioned with the passivity of an early retirement and in search of adventure and greater personal fulfilment, he sold up everything and went to live with a small First Nations band in a remote fly-in location in Canada’s far north.
The experience was life-changing. Over the next 10 years, he became an international development volunteer, a world traveller (backpacking S. E. Asia and Central America), an author of 4 books and is now an entertainer (professional storyteller)
Now 73, Alastair lives in London, Ontario with his partner Candas, and is very involved with 2 of his youngest 7 grandchildren.
About The Segilola Salami Show
The Segilola Salami show is hosted by Segilola Salami who is also an author and a blogger. Her latest book is called Useless Warrior Princess.
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