Watercolour. An old sailor who says what he likes and likes what he says. Watercolour taken from the Players Cigarette advert. My mam always said that her granda looked like this image and that he spoke like a Cockney. He was a sailor from The Isle of Wight. His father was a Master at Arms in the Royal Navy.
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