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Breaking Up Is Never Easy, I Know ( Novel Excerpt, First Draft )

“We need to talk”
she reaches over and clicks off the television set
The picture disappears, like a last swirl of water in the sink, leaving just a white dot which lingers for a second before dying, only a dingy-green reflection of the room remains, distorted in the curved screen of the old portable… 493 more words

Filth (2013) - Movie Review

By Andrew Hope 

About ten minutes into Filth (written and directed by Jon S. Baird, from the novel by Irvine Welsh), I was on the verge of deciding that I hated it.  668 more words


Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh

‘Trainspotting’ by Irvine Welsh. Recommended by Dawn (Reader Development Team). Dawn read this title using Bury Libraries excellent e book resource.

‘I always love reading a book and comparing to a film and this book is no exception.  126 more words

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Tony Wilson, R.I.P. by Irvine Welsh

So, this time our task is to make an analysis of style and punctuation of a post by Irvine Welsh; the title of the post is “Tony Wilson, R.I.P.” There are several things which I could notice while reading his post, I will list them below. 191 more words

Trainspotting And A Wonderful Weekend

Hiya, I know it’s been quite some time since my last blog post. Get over it. This blog entry will be a mishmash of all kinds of stuff I did, so not really one theme or anything. 624 more words

The Glaswegian Experience

Meet Irvine Welsh

Cult author Irvine Welsh is appearing at the University of Central Lancashire in advance of the much anticipated release of his new movie, ‘Porno’ later this year. 92 more words


Meet your heroes.

Last week, it was announced that Colin Vearncombe had died after a car accident. He was noted for his hit single Wonderful Life under the stage name Black. 378 more words