Chapter 7 more cat action

By Glyn Wade / February 14, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Seven (In which the cat gets shot) Alright, calm down, no animals were harmed in the writing of this book; we’re talking about photography remember! And we’re back with our principal protagonist who had inserted his memory card; made sure the battery was charged up, switched the dial to A...

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Chapters 5 and 6. Warning, contains a cat.

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

Chapter Five (Marital confusion) ‘Any joy?’ Paula said smiling as he entered the house. ‘No Joy wasn’t there today.’ ‘Eh?’ ‘I said Joy wasn’t there today.’ ‘Who’s Joy?’ ‘The woman that works there, the one whose son is in prison and her husband works abroad….or so she says. He hasn’t been home fo...

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Chapter 3 and 4…contains saucy language….

By Glyn Wade / February 7, 2016 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, My First Novel / No Comments

Chapter Three (Shopping for tomato puree….) Phil didn’t like shopping much, well, maybe a little, okay quite a lot actually. Strange I know but it was more the search for a bargain that interested him: shame they let other people in. He knew where pretty much everything was in his local super…mak...

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3Dec

Bye Bye Bang Bang Barcelona

Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang! Repeat….ad infinitum. Then talk really loudly. And all before 7am. Git. Not sure where the racket was coming from but it did mean we didn’t have a lot of sleep last night. But we still got up early for our last morning in Barcelona and walked, yes walked, acros...

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1Dec

A bath of beer and a failed hospital visit before Dick Turpin rides in. Twice. Barca Day 4

Today I went to hospital. Now anyone who knows me won’t be surprised at this as it’s usually not will I or won’t I get ill on holiday but which day will I get ill. Surprisingly, that day was not today so it will have to be tomorrow as we are off back to Blighty […]

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28Nov

Barcelona Day 3-A cutthroat waiter and clothes-lining Catalonians

I’m actually getting to like Barcelona, despite a waiter threatening to slit my throat today. Two days without anyone attempting to pickpocket me can do that to a man. Today began with a trek to a mountain top via two tube lines, a bus and a funicular railway. There was an expensive tram av...

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27Nov

Wonderful gaudy Gaudi and a coke in the bollocks (bar)

In a strange turn of events, no-one tried to pickpocket me today and, yes, we are still in Barcelona! After yesterday’s events I’ve been more than vigilant and Claire has put a padlock on the zip on her backpack. Thankfully though today has been crime free but I shall remain cautious&...

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26Nov

Barcelona Day One-Pickpockets, muggers and the comatose crew.

Barcelona. Not at all impressed so far you city of crime you. Before I’d even reached our hotel someone tried to pickpocket me. Not a good start. Luckily I wear combat trousers and my wallet was in the lower pocket but that was the pocket someone was tugging at as I was walking up an [&hell...

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4Nov

Three

By Glyn Wade / November 4, 2014 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, Glyn's Rants / No Comments

Three Is the magic number? Or so sang De La Soul. Good and bad things come in threes, the rule of thirds in photography, the rule of three in writing etc etc and, erm, etc I suppose. The number 3 seems to pervade in a number of suspicions and designs for life possibly more so […]

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30Oct

Bully For You

By Glyn Wade / October 30, 2014 / Glyn's Blogs, Glyn's Creative Writing, Glyn's Rants / No Comments

It isn’t much fun at school really. Kids are vile and, if there isn’t actually anything about you to be ridiculed, you can be sure someone will invent something. Unless you’re at the top of the fighting league and no-one dares take the mick….at least not to your face. If you wear glasses yo...

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