A Scottish woman and her dog who sold me some acrylic paint at Corbridge car boot today
Pastel. A Scottish woman and her dog who sold me some acrylic paint at Corbridge today. I saw a box of acrylic paint (new and sealed) and I asked the lady how much it was. 'Two pound' she said in a Scottish accent. I bought it and as I walked away she shouted, 'Did you know you bear a striking resemblance to George Clooney. I'll buy you a coffee at Fill Yer Boots later if you like. I pretended I hadn't heard and walked on. I caught sight of her later with her dog at Fill Yer Boots but I looked away in embarrassment. I thought, 'I had a close shave there'. Later I bought some card to use with pastels. Other than that unfortunate incident I had a lovely day.
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