Love it Michael, it got me laughing right off. (-:

Looks tough - nice one, Michael

Good portrait, Michael.

Mesmerising Michael! Love it!

Great character in this portrait Michael.

He must have been good Michael, not only to have knocked you down but he’s still “pretty”. Excellent use of charcoal, love his eyes.

Thank you all, you lovely people.

What a characterful face Michael! Tell me where he lives I will get him for you ;))

Thanks Carole. Don’t go anywhere near him without me; he’ll knock your block off.

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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.

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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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