Angela Cowan is a writer and artist from Ayrshire in Scotland, author of the cozy mystery books starring Marty Hollis and his talking canine companion Weedgie the Dug. If you like time travel and Scottish humour, you’ll love this series. 


Angela’s psychedelic art is available on a range of merchandise and she offers Pet Portraits in a Pop Art style. Browse the shop for more original designs.

Love colouring in? Weedgie has published his own big books of Scottish words. Plus, all the Marty and Weedgie novels are available to buy from Amazon. Enjoy your visit and have a nice cup of tea and a custard cream while you’re here. 


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Musings on time travel and sci-fi. Elvis Doodle: Blog for Dogs. Whatever you do, don’t let your dog read this…


About Angela Cowan

Angela began telling stories at an early age and hasn’t stopped since. She loves time travel, dogs and mysteries, and has combined all three to hilarious effect in the Marty and Weedgie novels.

Think ‘Quantum Leap meets Agatha Christie.’

Angela writes in-between walking her Labradoodle Elvis, drinking too much coffee and wondering how they get the custard into custard creams.

If you like crazy characters, surreal adventures, and a dash of suspense, then you’ll love Angela’s books.

This is Elvis. He’s the one on the left. Yes, he really is that big.

The inspiration for Weedgie came from numerous sources: it began years before with a photograph of a dog in a shop window and encompassed all the dogs Angela has owned plus a few she’s met along the way.

Elvis is gentle, good-natured and fond of stealing footballs. Sometimes, Angela calls him ‘Weedgie’ by mistake and now she’s waiting nervously for the day he starts talking…

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