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Competition Time!

In Cinema Perspective’s first ever competition, I am giving away a copy of Filth signed by acclaimed author Irvine Welsh! You can simply take part through the social media channels and a winner will be announced next month! 16 more words

The Truth in Words

Glasgow’s week long Book Festival began on Friday and Mr D and I de-camped to the city for a literary adventure. Held at the Mitchell Library, … 623 more words

Character is King - Aye Write!

This is the tenth year of the Aye Write! festival, my favourite book event in my favorite city, but due to work commitments and a holiday, I could only fit in one visit to Aye Write! 321 more words

Literary Cities: Edinburgh

O Caledonia! stern and wild,
Meet nurse for a poetic child!
Land of brown heath and shaggy wood
Land of the mountain and the flood,

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Aye Write; the Scottishness of Welsh, Dolan & Cleeves

I haven’t as yet read A Decent Ride, Irvine Welsh’s new novel, but it was more than decent listening to him read, or more appropriately perform, several scenes at the… 769 more words

Author amnesia.

If British Rail posted a blog entry late, they would claim it was on time. I, however, make no such claim, but I have been busy over the last couple of days. 280 more words

Filth- depravity and genius

2013’s Filth is the film adaptation of Irivine Welsh’s novel of the same name. Irvine Welsh, of course, is best known on account of Trainspotting… 509 more words