Alastair Borthwick was born in 1913. At the age of 16 he began working at a newspaper in his town. In 1935, he got a job as a reporter. He did not stay at this job for very long though, he was fired within the first year. As a result of getting fired, Alastair jumped into the radio broadcasting world. When the Second World War broke out Alastair joined in on the fight. After the war, he began writing literature about the war and the experiences he and the other men had. He moved out to the coast with his wife where they had their son. Later, they moved to South Aysrshire where they spent the rest of their days, but Alastair did a lot in his time. This article is going to tell you all about his work.
Famous author Alastair Borthwick is best known for a book her wrote that almost never made it to the big time. He liked to write in many different genres, and was successful with pretty much all of them. He wrote many different books that were published, but writing books was not his only specialty. He also was a journalist, broadcaster, and organizer of exhibitions. He liked things that had to do with the wars, and a lot of his books and pieces of journalism rooted from that.
One of the main books that Alastair Borthwick wrote had to do with people making the move into the Scottish hills. The movement was started when there was a giant leap in unemployment. A lot of men and women began to hike through the mountains when they lost their jobs as a way to relieve their minds of worry. Alastair himself took the hike mostly over the weekends. He would hike and sleep in the woods. During this time he developed friendships with many people. He knew he had to write a book to help people understand this time.
Alastair Borthwick was a great writer. He is remembered today for his great work about history. Alastair has left a legacy that will not be going away any time soon.