Granda's green waistcoat.

Granda's green waistcoat.

Nice work, Michael, and its nice to see the picture that inspired the painting You have led an interesting life, and good to read you are now relaxing and enjoying your art.

Posted by C Jones on Wed 17 Feb 09:49:59

Thanks for your kind words C.A. These miserable rainy days are perfect for scribbling. I hope you have plenty of lounging-time available too.

Lovely digital portrait Michael, love the humour in this and the green waistcoat! Like me you will be celebrating the big 70 this year and you sound as if you're making the most of your retirement by doing something you love.

This is really good Michael, relaxed and fun. Great tittle too.

Love this mate again like before I get that honest portrait feeling , maybe it's cause you were a bobby Mick .lol well done mate.

Thanks for your comments Christine, Gudrun, Satu and Dennis. Praise indeed from such notable talents as yours.

A cracking portrait Michael.

Praise indeed from you Russell. Thanks for your inspirational comment. Coming from the best I am honoured.

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How clothes can define our being! Self portrait in my favourite, well-worn waistcoat. Digitally created on iPad.

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Michael Mcmanus

I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…

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