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We love him, yeah;Jotter

Robin Harper, the Green Man on Edinburgh's Parliamentary Mound, will be sorely missed by many delegates at the annual meeting of the Educational Institute of Scotland, a mere three weeks away.

The Boroughmuir High modern studies teacher plays a mean classical guitar but it is his ability to accompany even the rowdiest of singers for which he is known in the hotel bars of Perth and Dundee.

His robust and extravagant strumming resembles a cross between Paco Pe$a and Lonnie Donegan. He also has the uncanny knack of making all the Beatles songs sound the same, not that many tired and emotional delegates ever notice.

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