But on to other happier news, and if you're quick you still have time to get tickets for author Chris Hannan's visit to Bo'ness Library. The author of 'Missy' will be there on Tuesday night (11th Nov) and tickets are just £2 available from the library.
And in shopping news, we've finally got our hands on a digital version of this year's Christmas catalogue. Isn't modern technology great? Click on the picture opposite and you'll be whisked off to a fancy-schmancy virtual viewer and be able to browse through the books featured... give it a go - you might get some great ideas for Christmas, or even find a few books you fancy yourself... after all, it's the perfect time of year to drop hints to your friends and family!