Author Irvine Welsh says goodbye to Begbie, Renton, Spud and Sick Boy after a quarter of a century with his latest novel, Dead Men’s Trousers. Picture: Alamy

Irvine Welsh on retiring the Trainspotting characters, microdosing to manage the mind and indifference to ageing

Now in his seventh decade, the cult author will deliver two talks at the annual Hong Kong International Literary Festival during his first visit to Hong Kong next month, as well as a DJ set at Clockenflap

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Author Irvine Welsh says goodbye to Begbie, Renton, Spud and Sick Boy after a quarter of a century with his latest novel, Dead Men’s Trousers. Picture: Alamy
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