Ah Michael. What a hero..(-:

You’ve said it all Gudrun.

Like the painting style in this piece Michael.

Ah Michael, I’ve missed you! She looks pleased with the arrangement Michael. Wonderful textures and colours.

Ah, I recognise Lola and she's actually a rather beautiful lady. I take back my last comment when I was a bit unkind about her looks. It was her expression last time, here she looks stunning. Such a good painting of her as well!

It must be a lovely memory you have of this beautiful woman Michael and well worth the 'massive stipend' I imagine.

Well she looks pleased with her ‘payment’ Michael 😊

She went straight out and had her hair done Carole.

Ah ha! so it wos u!!! brilliant, again, Michael!

Looks like the stipend was a big one!

No wonder she looks so pleased with herself Michael. The pursed lips are superb.

The mind boggles! Striking painting Michael.

Thanks Heather, Carole and Frank.

A fantastic expression....I don’t think I can add any more!

Awesome portrait

Hang on Studio Wall

Memory of the alluring and infamous informant, Lola Finola Blackbarry, who I surreptitiously slipped a massive stipend behind the Court Inn, Durham City.

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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