About to go ashore.
Pencil sketch and watercolour wash. This is me in 1966 leaning against a bulkhead in 10 Mess. Getting ready to go ashore in Singapore. I'm showered, foofoo dusted (talcumed) and in my freshly dhobied (washed) purple jockey shorts. Nearly ready. Bring it on!
About the Artist
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…View full profile