Log-a-log Glinko was a sturdy middle-aged Guosim Chieftain of Mossflower Woods and father of Ubble. He and his shrews traveled along the River Moss on Logboats, defending the waterways. He was an excellent logboat sailor, and his only rival in it was Slimbrook. He was good friends with Skipper, Alderjack and Treescamp. He helped Alderjack, Treescamp, Slimbrook and Horlington Bradshaw Vittlescoff III on their quest for the Sword of Martin, the Tapestry and the dibbuns.