A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

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

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

On the road…


I am, by my own admission, a petrol head. I don’t care what it is, car, bike or boat, if it has an engine, I’m there. Two stroke, four stroke, diesel, … Continue reading

July 29, 2010 · 16 Comments

People…..


I doubt this will come of much of a surprise to anyone who has ever met me but the truth is that I am not exactly a ‘people’ person. It’s … Continue reading

July 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Men… stand your ground!


As a writer, I am often called upon to tackle subjects which could be deemed at best controversial and at worst, downright provocative. Similarly, as an observer of the male … Continue reading

July 7, 2010 · 4 Comments