4Dec

Exhibition at Zest Cafe Bistro

By wadeygc / December 4, 2016 / Claire's Blogs, Glyn's Blogs / No Comments

From 5th December to 3rd January, Claire and Glyn will be having a selection of their photos exhibited at Zest Cafe Bistro in Hanley, Stoke on Trent (opposite the Regent Theatre). Glyn’s exhibition is named “From Boslem to Bangkok” and features some of the countries we have visi...

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4May

Freeze Frame Chapter 26

Chapter Twenty-Six (A longer chapter than the last one) And the results were incredibly similar to what had gone before. Without checking you could tell that the better, crisper pixel perfect pictures came from camera 2. The okay pictures that you’d probably be happy with if you were just startin...

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1May

Freeze Frame Chapter 25

Chapter Twenty-Five (Right, let’s really use the tripods this time) So with Paula standing by his side and his bladder empty Phil finally took some pictures using his tripods. 207

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27Apr

Freeze Frame Chapter 24

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

Chapter Twenty-Four (Tripods, at last) The cameras are ready, they are set up side by side on tripods that are exactly the same, they are pointing in the same direction, Phil has a flask of coffee, he is happy. For him the best bit of Pulp Fiction is when Quentin Tarantino, well his character in ...

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10Apr

Freeze Frame Chapter 23

By Glyn Wade / April 10, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Twenty-Three (A Bit of History) Now you may be wondering how Phil and Paula met, what their wedding was like, things like that but you’re probably, nay definitely wondering why the hell Paula is with him. Don’t look away sheepishly because I’ve caught you out. Own up, be brave and let’s g...

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6Apr

Freeze Frame Chapter 22

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

Chapter Twenty-Two (Three Legs bad Four Legs good) ‘So I bought some tripods as Simon suggested. I’ve also got an idea for a quadropod, surely they would be more stable and not fall over all the time. I mean why do tripods have to have three legs in the first place?’ ‘Because tri means three [&he...

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3Apr

Freeze Frame Chapter 21

By Glyn Wade / April 3, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs / No Comments

Chapter Twenty-One (Piles) Things are never easy when Phil goes shopping. Even when there’s no tomato puree involved. I’m sure the shop assistant in the store the next day saw nothing than an ordinary customer enter the store as Phil walked in. He didn’t look extraordinary, quite the opposite in ...

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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’ ign...

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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 i...

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