Thanks Michael for the early morning good laugh..(-:

You're welcome Jim. Let's not take life too seriously, if we can.....

Your humour just cracks me up Michael!!!

There isn't a lot of movement there for flamenco Michael, I don't think there'd be a ten from Craig, but great drawing and a great tale 😂


My word Michael, you can turn your hand to anything! Love it and the story!

Thanks Kirstie. Yes, I was a bit of an exhibitionist then. My bones ache these days.

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1966 and I'm the off duty Landrover driver in Gibraltar. The great Flamenco dancer, Pedro Nixon (on extended shore leave) had taken ill and I was asked to stand in for him. I was told we were the only dancers within miles who had the physical prowess to carry off the performance. Luckily, I had learned Flamenco while studying at the Royal Ballet School. My hair was quite wild in those days.

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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 am drawn…

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