Biographies, reminiscences, anecdotes and life stories.
“…via a circuitous route I found myself writing a song up a mountain in Italy with a chart topping singer from the town I grew up in.” Glasgow Caledonian University Unemployment and being part of a ‘government works scheme’ paints a very poor picture of who I was at this point in my life; financially […]
First job: Working the Whisky line In the late 1970’s I worked on the line in the whisky bottling plant in Drumchapel; I got the job because my dad was the onsite plumber. For the first few weeks, as a soft man in a world of hard men, I had my life threatened daily. I […]
Childhood As a child I thought I could do magic; or could do at some point in the past; I just needed to remember the magic words. I am still trying to remember them. At work with dad I recall being taken to work with my dad; I was maybe about 7 – eating pieces […]