A Vintage Port: Reflections on a Clydeside Childhood

John Brown (no relation to the shipyard owner) has produced in a vintage port a wonderfully nostalgic and humorous collection of memories and anecdotes from the forties and fifties. A Vintage Port is filled with images of tenement life in Port Glasgow and descriptions of close-knit families and their camaraderie, where experiences include both simple…


Genre: Autobiography, Librario, Non-fiction, Scotland, Scottish history
Series: Reflections on a Clydeside Childhood |

A Case Of Export: Reflections On A Clydeside Childhood

In his first book, A Vintage Port, John Brown recalled his early life in Greenock and Port Glasgow – those twin towns clinging to the south bank of the River Clyde – reminiscing about his childhood and early days in Port Glasgow. Now, in A Case of Export, John continues his story. Education at Greenock…


Genre: Autobiography, Biography, Librario, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Series: Reflections on a Clydeside Childhood | Subjects: Clyde, Clydeside, Greenock, Greenock Academy, John Brown, Port Glasgow