1945 - Cathedral chorister age 9
The choir of St.
Cathedral Dundee, c. 1946
Front Row ( L. to R.) William Poole (Choir Warden);
Charles M. Cowe (Director of Music);
Very Rev. John Chappell Sprott
(Provost, later to become Bishop of the diocese)
and Rev. Valentine Fletcher (Precentor)
Pipe major (far
left) aged 17
The High School of Dundee Pipes & Drums
(Embedded mp3 - Pipes & Drums Edinburgh Tattoo)
Favourite Sports in my Youth
1982 Perth Cathedral with some of the
and seated surrounded by four probationers.
The laid-back Head of Music ~
Linlathen High School, Dundee (1978 - 1996).
Mary's Broughty Ferry with Sara Craighead (age 10)
on her being raised to Junior Singer - 1988
Third from left rear row with some of
the choir of St. Mary's Broughty Ferry,
Dundee and Dean of the Diocese
The Very Rev. Robert Breaden - 1991
Dr. of Metaphysics 1996
At work on compositions in 'the office on' -
1.the 'Marwnat' (based on
The Lament of The Border Widow),
2. the 'Epilogue' on ''Dafydd y Garreg Wen'
(a Welsh folk song) and
3. Chorale Prelude "Christe Sanctorum"
(all for pedal organ 2001/2002.)
Retired but not from music.
St. Peter's Lutton Pl. Edinburgh,
having had the
international recitalist & composer
Michael Bonaventure Tomassi
(just behind me) give the
first performance of
Edinburgh Festival 2002
(At rear is fellow composer
2014 & age 78, having been awarded my
(Fellow of The Academy of St. Cecilia)
Our 30th wedding anniversary - 2014 (an eventful year)
80th Birthday Party July 2016
A day of celebration with Family and friends.
(Group photos will not be displayed here as
our photos seem to have offended both
the pathologically jealous & psychotic
menopausal serpent and the schmuck
who hacked my site and removed
this page. Sorry folks!)