Geoff and Colin, Naval Airmen, Aircraft Handlers, ships Landrover drivers, HMS Bulwark.

Geoff and Colin, Naval Airmen, Aircraft Handlers, ships Landrover drivers, HMS Bulwark.
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This is so good Michael brilliant work.

Great little watercolour which looks as if there is a strong narrative behind it Michael.

Love ‘em! Great pose.

Wonderful painting Michael.

Thank you all ladies. Colin asked me if I would paint it from a photograph.

I thought one of them was you, Michael! A lovely detailed watercolour.

Thanks Ellen. Two lads (now old fellows) I served with in the 60s.

Brilliant narrative piece of work...a story behind those faces, Michael!

This is such a striking portrait or portraits Michael . All the blues work so well together

Thanks Diana. I was surprised how the blues came out myself. I think getting them right is the hardest of all. There’s a fine line, for me, between failure or success and this just came out okay.

Some great work here Michael

Michael this is excellent! Love the land rovers, my favourite car!

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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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