Freeze Frame Chapter 20

By Glyn Wade / March 30, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Twenty (Later, calmer) ‘So what you been up to Dad?’ ‘Your Dad has a new hobby.’ ‘Oh God, what this time?’ ‘Your Dad is already an accomplished photographer.’ ‘Yeah right, accomplished giving up and you’ve sold the equipment on ebay you mean?’ ‘You sell my stuff on ebay….?’ ‘No Simon’ ignoring Phil ‘he’s taken […]

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Freeze Frame Chapter 19

By Glyn Wade / March 27, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Nineteen (Wind Up Friday) The scene is at a dinner table and we see four adults sitting round eating a meal. Phil is there of course, as is Paula but now we also see the twins and we realise these are the offspring of our antiheroes as one of them says, ‘So, Dad, did […]

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Freeze Frame Chapter 18

By Glyn Wade / March 23, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Eighteen (Panning) No, not panning for gold, we’re talking about photography here. Panning is when you follow the action and try and get the moving subject still in the final frame while the background will be blurred. Even though you can see the subject quite clearly you can still tell it was in motion […]

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Freeze Frame Chapter 17

By Glyn Wade / March 20, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Seventeen (More experimenting) It was later that evening. The cronk was on its way through the sewage system according to Trackmypoo.com and the sausages had been consumed and were on their way to becoming cronks themselves. Don’t you just love the human body! The living room furniture was pushed back against the wall and […]

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Freeze Frame Chapter 16

By Glyn Wade / March 16, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Sixteen (Experimenting) It was time to take some more photographs, this time shooting things* that moved. The usual subject was having a snooze in preparation for his afternoon nap but was bound to be tempted by a tin of tuna. Napping can be tiring and don’t get Biggles even started on actual sleeping! Biggles […]

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Freeze Frame Chapter 15

By Glyn Wade / March 13, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Fifteen (In which Phil DOES learn something) It didn’t take Paula long to explain and Phil learnt that Paula had been doing some reading up herself. It took a lot longer to explain to Phil what she was talking about and get him over his fear of even the mention of exposure compensation. Eventually […]

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Freeze Frame Chapter 14

By Glyn Wade / March 9, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Fourteen (In which Phil almost learns something) ‘So why are they different? asked Paula. ‘Well I checked the settings, you know the IBO or International Standards Organisation as it is known.’ ‘Wouldn’t that be ISO?’ ‘Yes that’s what I said.’ ‘No, you said IBO.’ ‘I didn’t, I know what I’m talking about.’ ‘Of course […]

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Freeze Frame Chapter 13

By Glyn Wade / March 6, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Thirteen (A chapter of discovery) Phil had only been joking about standing and whinging. What a cad he was. After meticulously labelling the cameras numbers 1 and 2 so he wouldn’t forget which was which he then made elaborate notes explaining to himself that camera 2 was the one he’d used first. He then […]

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Freeze Frame Chapter 12

By Glyn Wade / March 2, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Twelve (The Next Day) Biggles had spent the night on the bed. Biggles was still fast asleep. Phil sneaked out of bed. He got camera 1. Biggles was still fast asleep. Phil came back. Biggles had gone. ‘DAMN!’ shouted Phil. ‘DAMN!’ exclaimed Paula as she woke with a start. ‘Sorry’ said Phil. ‘Pillock’ said […]

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