Owning A Dog Can Change Your Life – Writing About Dogs And People


Every one says a dog is a man’s or woman’s best friend but a couple of books I have read recently have shown me how true that is.

Recently on Woman’s Hour Lauren Fern Watt, an American author discussed her dog and how when Gizelle a very large bull mastiff was diagnosed with bone cancer she created a bucket list for them to tick off ranging from watching people in Times Square to a walk on the beach. Gizelle was only 6. This is a brave book showing that even though dogs can have shorter life spans the time you are able to spend with them can be rewarding and enriching.

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Like Gizelle was for Lauren, Ronnie, a lurcher cross, was a life changing experience for Susan and Colin Campbell when he came into their lives. His presence led to them changing their lifestyle and even their jobs and helped them deal with problems and loss in their lives.

Ronnie thankfully is healthy and full of fun and readers are waiting and hoping for a follow up book soon providing an update on Ronnie ‘s life and the lives of his doggy and human friends. Buy Ronnie here

Successful Launch of Charlie Campbell’s Millennial Munros


Another very successful book launch with an overjoyed author and an excited audience. After 17 years, Charlie Campbell finally published Millennial Munros and family, friends, and admirers alike anticipated this publication long in advance.


Charlie Campbell took a trip down memory lane and entertained the audience with his honesty and wit – twice. He and his book turned out to be so popular and in demand that the reading and round of questions had to take place two times on the same night because the whole crowd could not fit in all at once.

By the end of the night, the audience was satisfied twice and copies were sold out.

Millennial Munros:  now available

Millennial Munros: now available

Millennial Munros is the inspirational story of an ordinary bloke doing an ordinary job, who did something extra-ordinary. With the help of his mum and some mates, he got motivated, got fit and completed an unprecedented endurance event, in breaking the record for a continuous self-propelled round of all the Munros, Scotland’s 284 mountains over …

Ringwood Burns Supper a great success

Ringwood Burns Supper a great success

The 2017 Ringwood Burns Supper was  a great success with three of Ringwood’s authors providing the main Burns related entertainment. After Board member Margaret McInnes gave the traditional Selkirk Grace, Dave Webster, author of A Guide to the Geology of Islay gave  a full-hearted Address to the Haggis delivered with great gusto and animation. Then once …

The Volunteer is now available to buy

  The Volunteer, the stunning new book by Charles Sharkey about the Troubles that plagued Northern Ireland for almost three decades, is now available to buy. In the words of one pre-publication review “This is a book to be cherished, and one to recommend enthusiastically to anyone with an interest in recent social and political …

Christmas Present Book Sale – All Books 25-50% OFF

The perfect answer to your Christmas shopping. BOOKS ARE A WONDERFUL AND PERSONAL PRESENT.  SIGNED FIRST EDITIONS PARTICULARLY SO. Ringwood Publishing are holding a Christmas Present Book Sale on Thursday 8th December at 7pm in the Iron Horse Pub West Nile St. All Ringwood titles will be on sale, and ALL will be available at 50% …

Keep the 15th December clear for a Launch not to be missed

Ringwood is excited to announce the launch of Charlie Sharkey’s eagerly anticipated latest novel, The Volunteer in Sweeney’s Bar Pollokshaws Road at 7pm on 15th December Charlie will be speaking at the launch and all books sold at the event will be signed personally by him. Admission is free and all are welcome. Fuller details …

Three Ringwood authors to appear at Ayr Book Festival

Ringwood are delighted to confirm that three Ringwood authors will be in attendance at the Ayr Writers Club Book Fayre in the Carrick Lodge Hotel on the 22nd November.from 11am-3pm . The authors are Alex Gordon What Spooked Crazy Horse  (a mystery novel set in Millport, the second book in the Charlie Brock series) Sandy Jamieson A …

An essential Date For your Diary 8th December 2016

The Date 8th December 2016 Time and Place     7pm in  upper floor suite, The Iron Horse, 115 West Nile St (city centre), The Event  The Launch of  What Spooked Crazy Horse? the eagerly awaited second book in the Charlie Brock series by Glasgow author Alex Gordon Admission is free and all are welcome. Well known …

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