acrylic on canvas
the damp endless rows of uniform streets in Yorkshire. i think this picture was borne of my love for watching the TV sketch called ‘the testing of Eric Olthwaite’, the story of the most boring man in the world – another superb creation of comedy legend Michael Palin in his brilliant Ripping Yarns series. every community has an Eric in it, sometimes i suspect i’m mines.
Here’s a snippet of Eric growing up, below.