BLOG

December 15, 2017

Tell us about your book A Marvellous Party. 

The book was initially a ticklish collection of tales about brief but close encounters with celebrities. But as the project developed, I realised that I was writing about my heroes, the journey they had encouraged me to take,...

December 7, 2017

Writing is a lonely occupation, which makes it all the more wonderful when one is presented with the opportunity to collaborate. I first met Simon Le Vans in the early 90s when he booked Katrina and The Boy for a gig at his college. We kept in distant contact over the...

September 24, 2017

Reflection

There are times when being a publisher is a grind, a hard slog. It’s not unique to publishing, of course, any job has its downside. Set against those times, thankfully, are the moments which make it all worthwhile.

Yesterday’s book launch for A Marvellous Part...

July 3, 2017

On August 1 2015, I woke to the news that Cilla Black had died.

Having not only grown up with the Queen of Saturday Night TV, but also having been at a party where she was a guest seven weeks prior to this headline-grabbing event, I was shocked and saddened that yet ano...

July 3, 2017

"A MARVELLOUS PARTY", published next month by IGNITE, is an open love letter to the gay community, a tribute to personal heroes and heroines, and a tip of the gratitude hat to the queer icons who threw down a trail of breadcrumbs to guide from where I was to who l am.

T...

June 27, 2017

De Stijl, formed in 1980, comprising of myself on vocals and keyboards, Paul Orme-Smith on bass, Mick Williams on guitar and backing vocals, Paddy Williams on drums and percussion, with Nick Thomas from time to time on clarinet and keyboards.

We hit the London gig circu...

Please reload

Featured Posts

"IAN, WHAT'S YOUR BOOK ABOUT?"

July 3, 2017

1/2
Please reload

Recent Posts

December 15, 2017

Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Google+ Social Icon

FOLLOW ME

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon

© 2016 by Ian Elmslie. Proudly created with Wix.com