Basil Low – 2. Starting a Career

The recognised age to commence a career in those days was considered to be 14, and Basil’s was decided one day when his father enquired as to his fancy. He had developed a tendency towards animals and farming along with an interest in things mechanical and...

Basil Low – 1. Childhood

[Basil Carlisle Low is Jim’s father. This is his early story, based on his own writing.] Basil Carlisle Low was born in “Tamora Cottage”, just above the old Princess Theatre in Dunedin, New Zealand, on 28 May, 1889. He was the second son born to...