Brilliant Roger, the man I knew – Camden New Journal

THE opening of the film Swallows and Amazons this week brings back memories of Roger. Who is Roger? In the film and the children’s classic he is one of the children whom the author Arthur Ransome had met and then immortalised while holidaying in the Lakes. And Roger? Well, I met him in real life when he was grown up and had become a famous doctor, Roger Altounyan, who had invented the inhaler used now by millions of asthma sufferers. There he was as we shook hands in his Edwardian Wilmslow home in Cheshire, his young middle-aged face alert and … Continue reading Brilliant Roger, the man I knew – Camden New Journal