I first met Linty in 1948 at the age of 13, and immediately fell in love. Our ways parted for a number of years while we both sowed our wild oats, but our paths crossed again in 1960, and we married before the year was out.
We were blessed with four children, Fergus, Peter, Hester and Penelope Photo: December 1967
Hester now herself has four children, Chloe, Tabitha, Alfie and Bathsheba Photo: 2004 when they were still young and innocent
We're still married! Photo: Jill Paton Walsh
...and I still wear the kilt on appropriate occasions.