The only bare knuckled fighter that has ever knocked me down. Portrait sketch of the Irish traveller, Paddy Di Niro, taken at Appleby Fair prior to the world championship bout in which I fought him and retained my title. Charcoal.
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