Jock Scot, performance poet – obituary


“Jock Scot was born John Graham Manson Leslie in Leith on September 21 1952. One of seven siblings to a military father (also Jock, a decorated Burma veteran who played the piano and accordion at home and died, aged 47, when young Jock was 15) he was raised on a tough “Wimpey estate” in Musselburgh. He was known by the family as “Pooch” Leslie because he was so small you could put him in your pocket.”

Read the full obituary at  The Telegraph. 


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