Geoffrey Palmer, Scotland's first black professor
- Published: Friday, 04 March 2011 15:13
ON the way back from Kelso races on Thursday the bus stopped at the little village of Oxton and our hosts got up an impromptu dominoes tournament in the pleasant little pub there. I was swiftly wiped out in the first round by one Godfrey (''Geoff'') Palmer. He went on to contest the final, in which he was narrowly beaten by a senior Labour local government politician.