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2020 Vision

By | February 12th, 2020|Word Of Wai|

It takes a lot to get back up after getting knocked down numerous of times or to keep going when there are many things on your mind. I had the vision to start 2020 with a bang because it sounded great on a professional level but personally a lot of things were brewing in the background that I just worked [...]

Music Makes Me Happy

By | February 14th, 2020|Walk On The Wide Side|

At the age of 7 I really got into music. I discovered a band called Fleetwood Mac through my older sisters record collection with the album Tango In The Night and immediately fell for the lyrics of Seven Wonders and “making a path to the rainbows end.” From there another love came with the  trio called Wilson Phillips who sang [...]

Three’s A Charm

By | September 13th, 2019|Word Of Wai|

'V's the magic letter!!! Let's Try This Again. Three’s a charm, right? So, I relaunched and rebranded my website last summer. I wasn’t sure what I was aiming for. I was throwing random ideas out there but was told I had to get it out there ASAP. I was told I had to focus on the photography I wanted to [...]

Wai-EYE

By | March 13th, 2019|Walk On The Wide Side|

Today is Wednesday 13th March 2019. What I am about to write really should have been posted about a month ago but you know how life gets! I attended two gigs earlier in the year that celebrated ‘new artists,’ those that have been making their way onto the music scene in recent years and ‘should be on your ones to [...]

Some Summer Festivals

By | November 3rd, 2018|Walk On The Wide Side|

Now the cold weather is well and truly on it’s way (North of the equator), I thought we would look back at the summer festivals I covered this year. As a music fan come music photographer, I have attended music festivals on/off over the years and through May to July, I covered a three inner city festivals - three [...]

I Know What I Did THIS Summer (Part 2 of 2)

By | October 12th, 2018|Walk On The Wide Side|

I Know What I Did THIS summer (2/2) 2018 marks the centenary of the women vote in England and in October 2017 the ME TOO movement went viral on the internet so to have part of the Great Exhibition Of The North celebrate women in music, art and science with Manchester based creative music charity Brighter Sound was of [...]

I Know What I Did THIS Summer (Part 1 of 2)

By | October 12th, 2018|Walk On The Wide Side|

There’s the famous saying that, “it’s grim up North!” Well, if you had the Summer I had, it could not have been further from the truth, however before it even started one of the big events of the Summer in the North East of England was marred with controversy as the event of the Summer in Newcastle and surrounding [...]

WAI The Silence?

By | September 17th, 2018|Word Of Wai|

So, I kept teasing this rebranding of my new photography name from 137 Imaging to Victoria Wai for a month then I launched it around then due to numbers I decided that the 13th date of the 7th month was the best time to launch. However, after two blog posts and one portfolio release I then went into silent [...]

Music and Me

By | July 25th, 2018|Word Of Wai|

I think my first real experience with music came with a cassette my Mum and I would play and sing together before bedtime — a cassette of Chinese bedtime sing-alongs. From there I got my first 7” on plexi-vinyl from a comic book I believe was called Acorn Green Forever - you had to place it on top of [...]

Film Photography

By | July 12th, 2018|Word Of Wai|

So here I am with the first entry of my own blog on my own website. This is weird as I never thought I would do this due to lack of confidence being part of other blogs and getting some articles edited especially with bigger words than my vocabulary can handle but in saying that my writing has been [...]