Missing – Doug Johnstone novel

Let’s try and catch up with some of the great things that have been happening this month. Music soon but first off let’s start with a book. Doug Johnstone’s fifth novel ‘Gone Again’ was published a few weeks ago and initially took me a few days to track down. But it took almost no time…

SSPCFC – Doug Johnstone novel

The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Fictional Characters. If such an organisation existed then you must assume that by now they would have been taking a keen interest in Doug Johnstone. His track record in this regard is not good – all of his three previous novels have put his main characters…

In The Margins

Well, all going to plan, I will finally drag myself out of the house to go to a gig for the first time this year on Saturday. And to be honest it looks like a cracker. The first ever Human Don’t Be Angry band show will take place as part of the Margins Book and…

2011 Books

A final look back on 2011 and some books published last year. It was ayear in which it seemed to take me forever to finish certain books, no matter how much I was enjoying them. In large part that was undoubtedly a time thing. I don’t seem to have read that many books published in…

2011 According to … Doug Johnstone

It’s been a significant year for author/musician Doug Johnstone. First up came the publication of his third novel, the page turner ‘Smokeheads’. And whilst previously there’s been a few years between Doug’s books ‘Hit and Run’, the follow-up to ‘Smokeheads’, will be published as soon as March 2012 next year. Musically, Doug released his first…