Woodbine Cottage, Woodbine Farm, Pity Me, Durham, 1946.

Woodbine Cottage, Woodbine Farm, Pity Me, Durham, 1946.

Very nice indeed Michael.

Thank you Gudrun and Sarah.

Excellent pastel painting Michael, I like how it's nestled against the hillside.

Nice painting, Michael, lovely soft colours.

Thanks Fiona and Cesare.

Tremendous piece, know it well and this gives the area an almost fairy-like atmosphere which it isn't

Thanks Derek. Prettier than Darlington?

Umm! Close one. When I visit up there later will judge - If I can remember

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Pastel. Place of birth.

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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 am drawn…

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