About me

Roger Stewart

Hello.  I’m Roger Stewart and this is my Random Treasure website.

About me: I’m a Londoner who arrived in Scotland as a student in 1967 and stayed on. Today, in so-called retirement, I lead a busy life taken up with voluntary work, gardening, cooking, childcare for the grandchildren, and taking the opportunity to realise, albeit belatedly, my two secret lifetime ambitions: to become an antique dealer and to become an author. These two interests have come together in my book Random Treasure – Antiques, Auctions and Alchemy, and in my Random Treasure Blog.

Back in the days when I used to go to work, I was a manager in public sector housing, higher education and health, then a business consultant, then a small business owner.  Along the way, I collected an MA degree in English Language and Literature from the University of St Andrews; an MBA degree from the University of Edinburgh, and professional qualifications as a Chartered Secretary and in marketing.

I live in Edinburgh with my wife Frances.  We have two lovely daughters and five perfect grandchildren.

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