A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

Things That Annoy Me (Part Four – Midgets)

Like many people, I have a number of phobia’s. I don’t like mice (too quick!), am terrified of heights (albeit on account of once being on a 25 foot platform … Continue reading

August 27, 2010 · 6 Comments

Things That Annoy Me (Part Three – Me!)

From ‘The Yob Laureate’ to names that are (or should be) unprintable on any kind of media, it’s fair to say that over the years, I have been tagged with … Continue reading

August 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

Things That Annoy Me (Part Two – Women)

Since my last blog, I’ve received numerous mails supporting my thoughts on those morons who hog the middle lane on motorways as well as suggestions for future topics to write … Continue reading

August 20, 2010 · Leave a comment


 Following a recent discussion about multi-tasking and the apparent inability of the average male to carry out more than one function at a time, I had intended to write a … Continue reading

August 13, 2010 · 4 Comments

My Life as a Literary Leper…

As some of you will know, the Edinburgh Literary Festival is fast approaching. Regarded as possibly the foremost festival on the calendar, it brings together authors and ‘thinkers’ from across … Continue reading

August 9, 2010 · 4 Comments

The Joy of Farting…

It might not come as too much of a shock to hear that I am not an animal lover. Indeed, I would actually go so far as to say that … Continue reading

August 5, 2010 · 7 Comments

Safety First!

Whenever I am writing, there will inevitably come a point where an alarm bell rings. More often than not it will be heard once I’ve already written something and will … Continue reading

August 2, 2010 · 3 Comments