But when the landlord is Paul Mc Cartney and the farm is on the Mull of Kintyre, a remote part of Britain he once loved as a family hideaway and then made famous musically in one of his biggest hits, people around the world take notice — and wonder why this might be happening.High Park Farm was the first home Paul and Linda created together."We are going to dedicate this show to the people involved in what happened 16 years ago," Mc Cartney said at the outset, to a swell of cheers from the sold-out crowd, his first of back-to-back nights at The Rock."We are against prejudice, oppression and violence, and we are for friendship and freedom." On a day that typically unifies us all in grief, Mc Cartney -- a human rights activist dating back to "Blackbird" and The Beatles -- united 15,000 fans for three hours of happy song.Mc Cartney, 75, and Shevell, 57, started dating in November 2007 and said "I do" in 2011.
‘I’m not some kind of hermit or recluse with a long beard having an awful time,’ he told me that day.As for the staff about to lose their jobs at High Park Farm, I’m sure a comfortable compensation will be negotiated.NEWARK -- There's a certain gravity to any Paul Mc Cartney concert.Speaking about his country life, he once told me: ‘I do all the things everybody else does.The only difference is I’m more famous and richer than they are.’ And, like all of us, it seems to me that Paul is moving on, as he has to, as we all have to — though it isn’t easy.