A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

The rise of UKIP and the one fact people seem to be avoiding.


It’s not often I’ll blog on the subject of politics because generally speaking, I’ve no real interest in debating my personal beliefs with other people. However, as a Falklands veteran … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · 10 Comments

Stephen Lawrence – the question no one dare ask.


I awoke this morning to the news that Doreen Lawrence, mother of the murdered teenaged Stephen Lawrence, is to meet the Home Secretary today to receive assurance that the two … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · 3 Comments

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

Nets, coins, hooligans… you couldn’t make it up. But you don’t have to.


Over the years, I have heard a lot of people talk absolute bollocks about the issue of hooliganism and in particular, the reasons why certain individuals behave as they do. … Continue reading

December 14, 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

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