'Boy running to escape bullies' (2015) oil on linen, 112 x 81 cm.  2015

by john albert walker

This painting depicts an incident from my last year at Holme Hill primary school circa 1949. Cornered at leaving time by a group of bullies who wanted a fight, I proposed an alternative: that I could escape from the school even though they were guarding all the entrances. I succeeded by running through a classroom - a class was in progress - in the neighbouring school Wint...
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