Born Edinburgh, studied Music in England, teaching further afield before leading schools in Edinburgh-retired as too busy to fit work in…..
Place to Play
I’m lucky enough to have worked and travelled in some spectacular places and remarkable communities, including a first descent in the Northern Himalayas, and a circumnavigation of Ireland. This means I know just how truly special Scotland is- a unique combination of superb people, landscapes and heritage. I love our hills and waters.
Not a lot of people know this
Enticed by an Everest climber to hang upside down on a rock pinnacle in Skye, I pulled out my penny whistle and played a slow air- the tune was, of course – “ the mist covered mountains” (the difficult bit was teaching my tormentor the tune).