A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

Monthly Archives: August, 2012

The real Olympic legacy?


OK, I’ll admit it. I’ve been consumed by Olympic fever. Not just because of the fantastic spectacle the games are providing (and I think the Paralympics are going to be … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Dear Daily Mail, an open letter from an ex-reader.


Dear Daily Mail, Re: the photograph on the left. As I type this, Britain is enjoying what will surely go down as one of the great events of the modern age. … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · 3 Comments

I don’t have one internet troll, I have loads! And they picked on the wrong person!


I have recently become fascinated by the issue of trolls. Not the Peter Beardsley kind or the big hairy creatures featured in Lord of the Rings, but the people who … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · 7 Comments