Professor Donald B McIntyre ~ Geologist, 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. Amongst […]

Robert Stuart ~ Historian and Writer

ROBERT STUART (1812-1848) historian and writer was born in Glasgow on 21 January 1812. His father (William Stuart) a merchant travelled frequently and so Robert was left in the care of his grandfather from an early age. With his grandparents, Robert Stuart lived close to Perth. Later (1819) he joined his […]