Hugh was born in Glasgow, Scotland and had his early education somewhat interrupted by evacuation during World War II. After taking degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics at St Andrews University he worked for some time as a Chemical Engineer, and had some adventures in France, before becoming a teacher. He, his wife Lyn, and son David, relocated to Canada in 1967 where his second son, Iain, was born. While teaching in Canada, Hugh completed a Bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's degree in Educational Psychology at the University of Manitoba. For thirteen years he was a junior high/high school principal. Hugh now lives in Ottawa to be close to both sons, daughter-in-law Allison, and three grandchildren: Gillian, Malcolm, and Jennie. For the past fifteen years Hugh has been a freelance writer and editor, although he started writing much earlier. For information on Editing contact: email@example.com He is Senior Editor for BeWrite Books.