Author Iain Winton Bids Farewell to His Community
Iain Winton, the author of The Last of the Lucky Childhoods, has bid farewell to the community he wrote his book about from Knightsbridge, Glasgow. The farewell was an emotional and well-attended event. The attendees paid tribute to the author for his service to the community. The event was highlighted by many news outlets, including the one here and here.
The Last of the Lucky Childhoods is an autobiography of the author. The author documents the years of growing up in Glasgow in the 1950s, where kids made fun and mischief, unaware of their poverty and hardships. You can order the book here.
Iain Winton is a Scottish-born Australian poet and author of children's stories. He worked in local government and was involved in the Sydney Olympics. He enjoys travel, golf, music and gardening in the Sutherland Shire.