A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

Things That Annoy Me (Part 6 – Waiting)


I am, by nature, something of a fatalist. To me, everything really does happen for a reason and if something’s going to happen, it’s going to happen no matter what … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 6 Comments

A writers life. The agony of waiting.


Those who know me will be well aware that I am by nature, lazy. To me, all work is hard work and any effort, an effort. As a consequence, when … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Great Game. Or not.


I am one of that lucky breed of individuals who has ended up doing a job, if you can call it that, which just happens to revolve around one of … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

The joy of football – local rivals.


I know this might seem odd to some, but believe it or not, there are people who don’t actually follow football. To them, it’s simply a game awash with obscene … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to create characters (according to me!)


I was asked this morning how I come up with names for my characters and since I haven’t blogged for a while I thought it might be an idea to … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Goodbye 2013… You were the year that was!


So that’s it, almost done. Another year, another 12 months of highs and lows which when bundled together, forge the latest instalment of the soap opera that is my life. … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

Twitter isn’t the enemy, you are.


You can’t possibly have failed to notice that this last week has seen something of a furore around the subject of twitter trolls and the issue of what is and … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 18 Comments