Out of the Camp

Roger Cairns

Out of the Camp Ch. 32 – Jeddah, Moredun, the Chain Pier & Music

(This continues the story prior to the ‘flashback’ following the Saudi Arabian episode, ‘Out of...
Roger Cairns

Out of the Camp Ch. 31 – The Leaving (2)

The day came for me to go to London for my audition at the London...
Roger Cairns

Out of the Camp Ch. 30 – Fish, Chips & The Infirmary

All this bouncing around was unsettling enough except that all the while I was trying...

Out of the Camp Ch. 29 – Grants & Mason Webb

When I worked at Grants Furniture Store, we were based in the service department on...
Roger Cairns

Out of the Camp Ch. 28 – Out of the Pit

Shortly before I joined the National Coal Board, I’d parted ways with the Boys Brigade...
Roger Cairns

Out of the Camp Ch. 27 – Liberton and the Mines

So, then I started at Liberton Secondary and I really don’t remember anything about the...
Roger Cairns

Out of the Camp Ch. 26 – The Inch Secondary Modern

One day when I was playing with Alan Baird, a friend who lived across the...
Roger Cairns

Out of the Camp Ch. 25 – The Dragon & the Coronation

My first memory of church was as a member of the Tron Church Junior Choir...
Roger Cairns

Out of the Camp Ch. 24 – Out of the Camp

Flashback from 80s Saudi Arabia to post-war Edinburgh and my early years growing up in...
Roger Cairns

Out of the Camp Ch. 23 – Jeddah

Next morning at 9am sharp a black stretch limo was sitting outside the hotel waiting...