Even though Alastair Borthwick was phenomenal at broadcasting, it wasn’t the only thing he did. He wrote two different books, enjoyed spending time doing his hobbies and even spent time in the military during World War 2. No matter what Alastair Borthwick did, though, he did it with a fiery passion that is so common in Scotland.
After making a name for himself in the broadcasting world, Alastair Borthwick knew he had a way to reach more people. He wanted them to see a different side of things and wanted them to realize they had options. This led to him writing his first book. Alastair Borthwick made the book so it could connect with others and so people would enjoy reading it no matter what they showed interest in. For Alastair Borthwick, the point of making the book was so he could show others what they could get out of different situations.
Alastair Borthwick also wrote a second book. The book was vastly different from his first and it showed a side of Alastair Borthwick most people hadn’t ever seen. Alastair Borthwick wanted to make sure people saw there was more depth to him than what they saw in the news and in different broadcasting situations. He used his time in the military to help make people understand what he could do and help them see what happened during his time in the military. He knew World War 2 was a difficult time for many other people and wanted to connect with them.
Even though Alastair Borthwick was a very serious person, he also had things he enjoyed doing. In particular, he was passionate about fishing. He started his own fishing company and showed people how to do different things with fishing. He wanted them to realize they had someone who knew a lot about it and could easily teach them. In addition to fishing, Alastair Borthwick remained passionate about his small farm he owned with his wife. He worked on the farm and was a big part of the farming community until he moved into a nursing home in 1998.