Miller H. Caldwell graduated from London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies in 1980 after he had spent five years in Ghana as a fraternal worker and Secretary to the Tema Council of Churches. He is the former Regional then Authority Reporter to the Dumfries and Galloway Children’s Panels, branch Chair of the Scottish Association for the Study of Delinquency and past President of the Dumfries Burns Club. He is a direct descendant of the poet Robert Burns and a Founding Fellow of the Institute of Contemporary Scotland. He was diagnosed as suffering from MCI in the spring of 2003 and had to retire from the Scottish Children’s’ Reporter Administration. Released from his onerous responsibilities at work, he marshalled his thoughts and memories constructively and found writing the opportunity and means to improve his memory and health.
He is the honorary Writer in Residence at Dumfries Prison and a member of the Children’s Panel Advisory Committee in Dumfries & Galloway.
He lives in Dumfries with his wife.
He has had articles published in New Society, the Scottish Review, the Christian Herald and the Good Health magazine.
A delightful concoction of self-help tips for those of all ages suffering from occasional or regular memory lapses. The author's personal medical history is bound together by a fascinating and rib-tickling insight into the strengths and weaknesses of the human memory. An ideal companion when the memory begins to slip. PS Check out my Memory Poetry too....