That's the Robster to a tee but he was not born in Brentford, just lived and worked there for quite a long time, he was the resident poet in the Waterman's theatre there for a couple of years or so, and I believe it was Parsons Green he was born in. All of his early books were based in Brentford, As Ankh Morpork had the Broken/Mended Drum Brentford had the Flying Swan
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.