A recent online interview conducted by Fiona Mcvie …
Name : Tom Benson
Age : 62
Where are you from : Glasgow, Scotland
A little about yourself, i.e. your education, family life, etc
I’m the oldest of four boys and two girls. I was eight years old when my three brothers, my parents and I, moved out from a single-room in a rundown tenement in the east end of Glasgow. We set up home in what to us, was a luxurious two-bedroom apartment in Drumchapel, a sprawling housing estate on the city’s western boundary. I was a natural scholar and artist, so I excelled at lessons, but due to lack of financial backing I was destined to leave school at 15. That was how it was in 1967.
Fiona: Tell us your latest news?
Having enjoyed a 23-year career in the military and then a 20-year career in retail management, I’ve settled down in the…
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