A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

Why adapting my own novel for the screen is so traumatic!


As you may have noticed, it’s been over a month since I last blogged which is, to say the least, somewhat tardy. I do however have an excuse as I … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

English for English. It’s common sense!


I was going to write a long rant this morning about a subject which over this last year, has become an increasing source of not just irritation, but actual anger. … Continue reading

December 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

Men are from Mars, women just want Mars. And perhaps a Twix.


There’s a great deal of talk in the media today about a survey which claims that almost a quarter of all women would rather give up sex than chocolate. The … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

My boring writers life…


A couple of years ago, in one of my very early blogs, I wrote about the idea of my writing my autobiography. Recently, on more than one occasion in fact, … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 3 Comments

Happy days!


Yes, you read that right… I am indeed happy! The reason for this astonishing change in my mood is that I have finally finished work on my 15th book, Wings … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

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

Tax-payers of the nation unite.


Our inglorious leader David Cameron has recently been on the offensive with ideas to slash the benefit budget and in particular, has targeted the long-term unemployed and the provision of … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 6 Comments