"Their humble dwellings were of their own rearing; it was they themselves who had broken in their little fields; from time immemorial, far beyond the reach of history, had they possessed their mountain holdings." -- Hugh Miller
Hugh Miller is a television script writer and author. He was born in Scotland in 1937.
For several years he worked as a film maker, making documentaries, but settled in Warwick in 1972.He is the author of many best-selling novels, and is a former script writer for Emmerdale Farm and EastEnders. He also wrote the EastEnders novels, and wrote novelisations for Casualty and Ballykissangel.
"But the advice was not taken - Johnstone did emigrate to Canada, and did mortgage his pension; and I fear - though I failed to trace his after history - that he suffered in consequence.""Donald had reached its further edge, and could hear the rush of the stream from the deep obscurity of the abyss below, when there rose from the opposite side a strain of the most delightful music he had ever heard.""Life itself is a school, and Nature always a fresh study.""Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them.""Save for thee and thy lessons, man in society would everywhere sink into a sad compound of the fiend and the wild beast; and this fallen world would be as certainly a moral as a natural wilderness.""They were, I doubt not, happy enough in their dark stalls, because they were horses, and had plenty to eat; and I was at times quite happy enough in the dark loft, because I was a man, and could think and imagine."