Daily Archives: May 6, 2014

Hugh MacDiarmid ~ Poet and Political Activist

Hugh MacDiarmid ~ poet and political activist (Scottish nationalist and communist) – was born Christopher Murray Grieve, in the Scottish Borders town of Langholm in 1892. His father was a postman and the family lived above the town library, so, from childhood, Grieve (or MacDiarmid as he became known from […]