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A Book With a Challenge

Posted by caledoniancraig on March 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (6)

As you will know by now I am well into the writing of my fifth On the Buses book. The writing began on my latest project at the end of 2016 and will be a review of every episode and spin-off film of On the Buses and it is proving to be an interesting challenge. The challenge is in structuring the reviews properly and I am sure that I will re-visit the structure of the reviews and their contents on several occasions and maybe on a bigger scale ...

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A New Chapter Begins

Posted by caledoniancraig on October 13, 2016 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Well the last month or two has been very busy for me as I completed a move from London back home to Edinburgh so everything else in my life pretty much took a backseat. With the move now complete it means the opening of a new chaper in my life but hopefully my writing will continue.

With On the Buses: The Filming Locations now in publication for five months my m...

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Eve of Book Launch Message

Posted by caledoniancraig on May 13, 2016 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Well tomorrow is the big day - the event to launch my latest book On the Buses: The Filming Locations.. I hope those of you attending enjoy the day and, of course, the book. If you are in no rush tomorrow afternoon then after the launch I will be more than happy to tale you on a walking tour of filming locations that feature in the book that are within a reasonable walking distance from the event venue.

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The Final Countdown

Posted by caledoniancraig on May 10, 2016 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Well we are now just a few days away from the book launch of On the Buses: The Filming Locations. After around 18 months of research, reconnaissance, writing and photography the big day has almost arrived. I now await the delivery of books that I will have at the book launch event on Saturday - the last nervous obstacle to overcome.

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The Book Launch Nears

Posted by caledoniancraig on May 5, 2016 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Well today I visited the venue that will stage the book launch event for On the Buses: The Filming Locations on Saturday the 14th of May 2016. All plans on that front have now been put in place and hopefully many people will attend. 

Sadly, on my return back from the event venue today I could no longer see a s...

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The Final Hurdle

Posted by caledoniancraig on April 25, 2016 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Well around a year and a half after beginning the project I have one final hurdle to overcome. I await the delivery of the sample copy of On the Buses: The Filming Locations and if I am happy with it then it will be passed to go to print and all systems will be go for the book's launch.

The book la...

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The Waiting Game

Posted by caledoniancraig on April 12, 2016 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

As On the Buses: The Filming Locations undergoes copy editing and the book cover is in the process of being designed I am now playing the waiting game.

The appendix of the book (the final section) has been by far the most troublesome and hopefully issues can be resolved without the need for too muc...

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Goodbye to a Legend - Hello to a New Book

Posted by caledoniancraig on April 2, 2016 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Well this week saw another comedy legend sadly pass away. Ronnie Corbett, like me, born in Edinburgh passed away at the age of 85 after a battle with motor neurone disease. Ronnie was one part of perhaps the greatest British comedy double act of all-time - The Two Ronnies and starred in his own sitcom, Sorry. He will be greatly missed and is a sad loss to the entertainment industry.


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Mixed Easter Feelings

Posted by caledoniancraig on March 25, 2016 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Well Easter is here and it brings mixed feelings for me on Good Friday.

The good is the knowledge that my fourth book is now entering the embyonic stage of the publishing process. After the Easter break things should start to move pretty quickly with the book perhaps being published sometime in May. It holds extra ...

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A Big Week Lies Ahead

Posted by caledoniancraig on March 21, 2016 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

This week I have a week off work so no more night trips to Scotland and back but things will be very busy for me on the book writing front.

I hope to complete a deal with Studio Canal Plus for clearance to use their images in my book. I am also in discussion wih Rex Features and hopefully things can be tied up on t...

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