Born and brought up in Belnaboth Glenbuchat. Moved to Bolton as postman and it was there during the war when many of his poems were recorded in his diary reproduced here. He maintained his love of Glenbuchat and retired there in later life. He lived in the back half of Craig Cottage Belnacraig, then known as Bowiebank. He lived with his wife until his death in the 1980's
3 Whats gaen Wrang Written to lament the fall in Glen population after the 1939 War
4 Introduction Introduction to collection of poetry contained in a 1942 Desk diary left at Bowiebank belnacraig in ...