Disused airfield. RAF Wigtown

Disused airfield. RAF Wigtown
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That is how I would see the runway if I were flying an aeroplane. Scared out of my wits!

Don't worry Gudrun, you've landed safely.

Michael this is exactly what it looks like.....the Galloway hills in the distance and the broken concrete and tufts of grass! I like it very much!

Pleased you like it Fiona.

Sad and atmospheric Michael, beautifully painted.

Thanks Carole. There is something atmospheric about disused airfields, like old disused houses. I think it's the thought of the social activity that no longer exists there.

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17/07/2016
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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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