COMPROMISE

Freamed 395.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2002
Size Un-framed 10 x 10cm
Size framed 20 x 20cm in a deep frame
Set between 2 sheets of glass
with printed words behind

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COMPROMISE
When you meet the right one
When there is no doubt
When your life will have to change to stay the same
When apart is not an option
​Compromise is an answer
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COMMITMENT

Framed 395.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2002
Size Un-framed 10 x 10cm
Size framed 20 x 20cm in a deep frame
Set between 2 sheets of glass
with printed words behind

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COMMITMENT
In a relationship between two people
Your commitment is something only you, yourself can give
It is not always an easy thing to do
But when two people make a commitment to each other
Then…………………….
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TEAMWORK

Framed 750.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2002
Size Un-framed 10.7 x 45cm
Size framed 13.5 x 48cm x 2 in a frames

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TEAMWORK
On his own man can achieve a lot
but
as part of a team he can achieve a lot more
than the sum of the members of that team
If you add team spirit – the possibilities are endless

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MAKING UP

Framed 750.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2000
Size Un-framed 10.7 x 45cm
Size framed 13.5 x 48cmin a white frame
MAKING UP
This drawing does not need any words at all except to say 
Don’t leave it too long
The longer you leave it the harder it gets
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YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND

Framed 750.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2000
Size Un-framed 10.7 x 45cm
Size framed 13.5 x 48cmin a frame
YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND
The song goes 
“You just call out my name
and you know where ever I am,
 
I’ll come running”
As long as you have a friend
No matter how low you feel on your own 
No matter how bad things seem in the dark
If you’ve got a friend
a phone call is all it will take
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FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BRAVE

Framed 750.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2002
Size Un-framed 10.7 x 45cm
Size framed 13.5 x 48cmin a frame
FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BRAVE
You can go for the safe option
You can maintain steady progress
You can play it safe
But is that all there is?
Is this as good as it gets?
Next time you are faced with an opportunity
to have a go
Remember – Fortune favours the brave

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CHAIN REACTION

Framed 750.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
1999
Size Un-framed 10.7 x 45cm
Size framed 13.5 x 48cm in a frame

CHAIN REACTION
We all think of ourselves as independent
but in reality we depend on each other in millions
if not billions, of different ways each day
Each of us depend on other people to exist either by choice
or necessity – you may not think so
but already today
you have probably grabbed on to your milkman
the bus driver/Car/bicycle manufacturer or shoe maker
a newsagent and/or a baker
Everything we eat, wear or use has been made by someone
We are ourselves of course also part of the chain
in that we also contribute something which is needed
even if it is only company for others while they work!
For example since this drawing left my pen
it has been delivered to John in Ruon Print
he sent it via the delivery man, Shay,
to a repro house where Paul made a film,
which Colin plans up
from which John makes a plate
which Sean prints beautifully
and Colin then marks, cuts and wraps perfectly
ready for collection
Add to this chain, all those who made all the materials used
and the machinery employed
Think of how many people have contributed
to printing technology alone?
This illustrates perfectly just how infinite each chain really is
and how far back through history, it stretches
If everybody, who had even the smallest contribution
towards making this print, were included,
how many links would it have?…..
How long is a piece of string?

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WHAT WILL BE WILL BE

Framed 750.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2000
Size Un-framed 10.7 x 45cm
Size framed 13.5 x 48cm x 2 in a white frames

WHAT WILL BE WILL BE
The future is not ours to see
Every day we are faced with many choices
Each choice we take affect’s the situation we find ourselves in next
Should we go through the door to our left or our right
or climb all the steps and enter to one at the very top?
Some choices are made for us
If my parents had had the fifty pounds needed for me to go
to The Grafton Academy of Design
I would not have gone to Bolton Street College of Technology
I would not have met my husband
I would not have had my children
I would not now be writing these words
Or would I?
Sometimes it is nice to know that what will be will be

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WATCHING THE MATCH

Framed 750.00

Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2000
Size Un-framed 45cm x 10.7cm
Size framed 48 x 13.5cm in a white frame

It does not matter if it is Gaelic, Hurling, Rugby, Soccer, or Tiddlywinks
It is you against us and winning is the greatest feeling in the world!

Jubilation is unbridled
Spontaneous leaps to punch th air accompanied by loud whistles
Cries of “Yes!” fill the air
Spirits soar and loud cheering and excited clapping screams of the passion with which supporters respond to
“Their” teams positive performance!
Dejection and disbelief plummet true supporters
to the depths of despair as their team falls behind
A son tries in vain to comfort his dad with words of
“It’s not that bad…….there is still the next match” but one fan can’t take any more…………
he leaves before the match is even over
There is nothing like a match
It can carry emotions
to the highest pitch of elation one instant
then crash them to rock bottom the next
Limited Edition Print 
1/500
2000
Signed & Numbered by the artist  
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VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE

Framed 750.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2000
Size Un-framed 45cm x 10.7cm
Size framed 48 x 13.5cm in a white frame

Life is not a rehearsal
You can get thru life as if it were a driving lesson
following the Rules of the Road to the letter
never crossing the white line and
probably survive to be a great old age
but what if you reached the end
only to look back and wish: If only……..
Each day only comes once
enjoy it to the full,
you will never get the chance again!!!
It may not be necessary to quit your job
sell all your belongings
and go swim with the dolphins
on a sun baked beach
but why not do something
you have never done before
It does not have to be cartwheels

a hop and a skip will do
………………….to start with

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1/500
2000
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QUANTUM LEAP

Framed 750.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2000
Size Un-framed 45cm x 10.7cm
Size framed 48 x 13.5cm in a white frame

History is written as we live it
Slow steady progress inevitably inexorably
takes each of us forward
But sometimes…….
When we reach for something much higher
When we stretch our resolve even further
When we push past previous limits……
to beyond – just sometimes….
It is possible to exceed all expectations…… –
– to realise our very dreams

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Limited Edition Print 

1/500
2000
Signed & Numbered by the artist  
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IF I CAN DREAM

Framed 750.00
Original signed pen and ink drawing
on heavy cartridge paper
2000
Size Un-framed 45cm x 10.7cm
Size framed 48 x 13.5cm in a white frame

IF I CAN DREAM
As I stood in a long queue at the bus stop,
in the cold and the wind and the rain
I vowed always to remember
what it felt like as sometimes
several full busses passed us by
I stood there and wondered
what everybody else was thinking?
What were they like?
What were their dreams?

Here we have 30 people
3 children and 20 dreams
try to match the dream with the person………………………………

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Limited Edition Print 

1/500
2000
Signed & Numbered by the artist  
The words are also written on the back of the picture
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