Coffee bar encounter.
Watercolour. A girl I first met in a coffee bar in Durham City when I was 17. Our eyes keep meeting over the cappuccinos. I called at her house late one night. She opened the door and said in a surprised voice, 'What are you doing here?' 'Smelling great and feeling like a love machine' I said. 'Come on in' she replied.
About the Artist
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…View full profile