Portrait of the artist’s wife as a young woman.

Portrait of the artist’s wife as a young woman.

Bravo Michael for the painting and the sentiment. Hat off to you.

Well said, Michael. A fine work.

Ah aren’t you lovely. Great little portrait with super facial expression and features Michael.

Beautiful work and expression of undying love Michael

Thank you Carole and Dennis.

What an old romantic you are Michael! A wonderful tribute to your wife, she looks amazing. There aren't many marriages that last that long these days, we have our golden wedding this year and must admit time has just flown.

Thanks Margaret. We’re both to be admired.

Nice painting Michael and she looks lovely

Lovely painting and nice affectionate tribute to your wife, Michael.

Congratulations Michael, you’re one in a million.....but you already know that, you’re a special man, Annette is a lucky lady.

Thank you very much for your lovely words Fiona. You are a special one too. Your friendship and words of encouragement kept me going when I was ill.

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Over 53 years ago I met you and fell in love. 51 years ago today I declared my love of you to the world and do so again today.

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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