"The Usher Hall Concert
photos, above, reminds me that my cousin, George (Joe) O'Donnel,
played a part there in a school musical called 'The Crookit Bawbee'.
He was a knock out.
He was a great singer. We used to go out guising when we were
small. I haven't seen him for 30
the schools were there, at the Usher Hall, and my neighbours from the Dumbiedykes too.
I reckon that George would have made a good actor on films (ha ha ha
ha). He was a great singer
I remember we docked in
Granton on a small light house ship called the Hespures. I got
George a job but he got the sack as he took the Saturday off to
watch a Hibs game at Easter Road (ha ha ha ha) and with the captain
being a Rangers supporter. With Hibs winning that match, he had no
Eric Gold, East London, September 20 + 23, 2007.