My aunt Catherine (R.I.P) out in County Mayo looked very much like that, Michael, except she wore granny Clampett wire framed specs. Lovely old girl who lived in the country all he life. (-:

They are always appearing to me Jim but I know very little about the other than they were North Roscommon and from Monaghan too.

Wonderful portrait, Michael, very expressive too.

I know I keep saying it. Superb draughtsmanship. How big is it?

Thanks Goodrun. It's on an A4 sheet overall within a 1 to 2 inch border from the tape surround. So about 6” by 8”.

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Watercolour. My great great grandmother, Bridget, visited me in my sleep last night. 'I come with truths Michael', she said, 'Mental Health Care should be a global human right'. 'I agree granma', I retorted.

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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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