Coffee bar encounter.

Coffee bar encounter.

Thanks for my early morning grin Michael. (-:

I like this Michael. The lady has good taste, and has cloths on.

Yes Michael she has 'that' look....not surprised you couldn't resist one another. Again some lovely lines and washes.

Thanks Fiona. Fate is fate isn’t it. There's almost nowt you can do about it. It's exciting too. Unless my memory's gone haywire, which is possible.

Wishful thinking Michael! Lovely washes, great painting.

Beautiful figure again, Michael, and no less interesting story.

Love the painting and 'love' the story Michael!! I'm still waiting for a love machine to turn up at my door!!!

Thanks Frank, Cesare and Jennifer. Never say never Jennifer and the best of luck.

Hang on Studio Wall

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
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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