Daily Archives: May 1, 2014

Professor Donald B McIntyre ~ Mountaineer, Piper, Scholar, and Writer

Professor Donald B McIntyre – geologist (mountaineer, piper, scholar and writer) – was born in Edinburgh in 1923. He was educated at Giffnock, George Watson College (Edinburgh) and later Grantown Grammar School in Inverness-shire. After attending Edinburgh University from where he graduated in geology, McIntyre continued his studies in Switzerland. […]

William Shakespeare ~ Actor, Poet, Playwright, and Dramatist

There is a suggestion that William Shakespeare came to Perth in 1589 as part of a troupe of English players. This company performed at the Amphitheatre in Perth – located outside the city walls and close to the Dewars Centre roundabout. William Shakespeare was born to John Shakespeare and mother […]