A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

Why we will never see an end to racism in the UK.


The other evening, whilst taking part in a late-night radio debate on the disgraceful scenes in Serbia, I was asked if I thought we would ever see an end to … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

I Blame Telly. Really, I do!


In all the soul searching and hand wringing that has gone on since the riots that engulfed London, Birmingham and Manchester barely two weeks ago, little has been mentioned about … Continue reading

August 16, 2011 · 3 Comments

Rioting…. It’s Just Old School Hooliganism


I think it’s fair to say that my blog yesterday on the death of the gun-toting Mark Duggan caused something of a stir. Not only did it receive the highest … Continue reading

August 11, 2011 · 4 Comments

Mark Duggan – Not A Victim, Just Simple Vermin.


I have heard a lot of things over the last few days which have left me not simply angry, but seething. These range from some young ‘woman’ claiming she was … Continue reading

August 10, 2011 · 63 Comments

The Riots…. part two


I don’t really know where to begin with this. Like many people I am both furious and dismayed by the scenes I have witnessed on my television over the last … Continue reading

August 9, 2011 · 3 Comments

The Riots….


Like most people with a brain in their head, I was incensed to see the events in London unfold over the weekend. Looting has to be one of the most … Continue reading

August 8, 2011 · 2 Comments