Central – Harry Waugh

Harry Waugh

Harry Waugh

Name : Harry Waugh

From?
Edinburgh

Occupation?
Retired. Started work in the Scotch Whisky trade in 1960, moved on to Australia in 1967 and worked for a Flexible Packaging Company on Sales development, specialising in the ‘wine bag in box’ product.
Returned to Scotland in 1976 to work with Hunter & Foulis, Publishers’ Bookbinders, as Sales Director.
Ended working life as the proprietor of an Interior Landscaping business, ‘Urban Planters Edinburgh’.

Age – 71

Family?
Married to Marge and live in Edinburgh.
Son and Daughter, both live in Sydney along with 3 Grandchildren.
Step Son and Step Daughter with Grandson live in Edinburgh.

Clubs?
Boswall CC ( Past President), Abbotsford Curling Society, and Stewart’s/Melville CC ( Past President).

Proudest Achievement?
Skipped one of the rinks to win the Midlothian Province Bonspeil when President of the Club.

Present Curling Activity?
Happily playing at social Club level.

Motivation for going on Tour?
To follow in the footsteps of my father ‘Jock Waugh’ who toured to Canada in 1948, 1957, and various other times as the first Director and instigator of the ‘ScotchCup’, along with Robin Welsh. His rink also presented the Pointe Claire Club in Montreal with the ‘Guest Cup’ following some overwhelming hospitality in 1957!This trophy is still keenly contested under special rules which remain in the ‘domain’ of the Pointe Claire Club.

Most looking forward to?
The comradeship of the tour and meeting and playing the Canadians in their own backyard.

Specific Roles?
Choirmaster for Central Tour and responsible for making up the Tour Songbook and Tour songs along with Boyd Houston (W), and Keith Henderson (E)

Other Sports?
Golf, play on a regular basis. (Past Captain of Baberton Golf Club in Edinburgh)
Enjoy most other sports and still a keen follower of rugby.

Other Interests?
Family, travel, music, reading, hillwalking (now low level!) and member of the Waverley Speakers Club.

Anything Else?
Vice President of Daniel Stewart’s and Melville College FP Club.


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