My Picture Book for Children ‘The Humdrum Drum’ is Published! (With FREE CD of songs)

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DRUM ROLL… MY PICTURE BOOK FOR CHILDREN ‘THE HUMDRUM DRUM’ IS OUT NOW! PUBLISHED BY THE WONDERFUL LITTLE DOOR BOOKS IT COMES WITH A FREE CD OF AUDIOBOOK AND SPECIALLY WRITTEN SONGS FROM ME! Meet ‘Drum’, the orchestra drum who is feeling very humdrum. This is a wonderfully colourful musical tale about teamwork and togetherness, featuring a cast of […]

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My new ‘Hometown Tales’ memoir is published!

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An extract follows below from my new memoir: ‘The Boy in the Bubble’. From the W&N Books series HOMETOWN TALES: HIGHLANDS AND HEBRIDES. I have loved writing it, telling the stories behind my songs, first guitars, first bands, and documenting some of my childhood tales and inspirations. It is about home, family, local characters and islands, […]

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Mull Historical Society – UK Autumn ‘Wakelines’ Tour ANNOUNCED! – New MHS album coming Sept!

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MULL HISTORICAL SOCIETY ‘WAKELINES’ UK AUTUMN TOUR – FEATURING READINGS FROM COLIN’S NEW MEMOIR ‘HOMETOWN TALES: THE BOY IN THE BUBBLE’ MEMOIR) NEW MHS ALBUM PRODUCED BY BERNARD BUTLER IS OUT 21 SEPT ON XTRA MILE RECORDINGS – MORE NEWS TO COME! BUY TICKETS SEPT 20: GLASGOW, HUG & PINT – ALBUM LAUNCH PARTY (Venue change from CCA due to fire)SEPT 21: EDINBURGH, PLEASANCE […]

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Colin discusses his new memoir with the Scottish Sunday Mail – two new books out this week!

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I’ve been discussing Alex Hurricane Higgins, David Byrne, and other tales in my new memoir ‘Hometown Tales: The Boy in the Bubble’ READ HERE PRE-ORDER ‘HOMETOWN TALES: THE BOY IN THE BUBBLE’ Hometown Tales: The Boy in the Bubble, available now at W&N Books, they say: it is a bright, intensely funny and deeply felt memoir about […]

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Colin at Edinburgh International Book Festival, Children and Families Event ‘The Humdrum Drum’

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Colin MacIntyre & Catherine Thomann: The Humdrum Drum Edinburgh International Book Festival Thu 16 Aug 14:00 – 15:00 Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre £5.00 Prepare to get lively and loud with musical maestro Colin MacIntyre (most notable for Mull Historical Society and his Edinburgh First Book Award-winning debut novel, The Letters of Ivor Punch)) and illustrator Catherine Thomann […]

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