Journalism was made for me because I like to know what makes people tick. I've worked for Conde Nast's Brides Magazine, won the Catherine Pakenham Award, been an interviewer for the Scotsman, a columnist for the Scottish Daily Mail and now for The Herald.
"I was robbed of my childhood. I was robbed of my education. I am left swallowing anger, frustration,' he told the Today programme on Radio 4. I am left to deal with that on a daily basis, on my own. They can be of no help to me."
This man, now in his sixties, was responding to an apology from the Bishop of Aberdeen following revelations of abuse at Fort Augustus Abbey School.