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.

Hang on Studio Wall

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've just…

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