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Choose Life: Book vs. Movie

I’ve always been fascinated by reinterpretations of books, whether through literary reimaginings, such as Peter Carey’s Jack Maggs, or movie adaptations, such as Danny Boyle’s take on… 700 more words


Review of Reheated Cabbage by Irvine Welsh

I’ve read quite a few of Irvine Welsh’s novels: Trainspotting, Porno, Filth, Ecstasy and I can’t help but think that once you’ve read one (or possibly two), you’ve pretty much read them all. 575 more words


Trainspotting (1996)

What-The-Fuck-O-Metre 7

What’s It All About? Renton, a heroine addict, attempts to clean up his act, despite the alluring temptation of withdrawal and the influence of friends. 206 more words



 Scottish cult novel.
Named after pointless hobby.
Like drug taking, hmm?

Film Haiku

Trainspotting - Smock Alley Theatre - Review

Out Of Time Theatre present Trainspotting
Adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel ‘Trainspotting’ by Harry Gibson

29th June – 4th July in The Boys’ School in Smock Alley… 365 more words


Choosing your point of view: when to write in the first person (tip 40)

Many of us begin writing in the first person, often without considering whether it’s the best point of view for our story. So here’s a link to a test… 1,389 more words

Creative Writing

Friday Finds - 19th June 2015

Friday Finds is a meme hosted at A Daily Rhythm. You just have to showcase the books you’ve found this week and added to your To Be Read (TBR). 69 more words