On Lucian Freud

I had, for many years, a hankering to be painted by Lucian Freud. Sadly, as he died nearly a year ago, this was never to be (although it would have been pretty unlikely even had he still been alive). I hate having my photograph taken (I really don’t photograph well) but I would have loved to have seen how Freud would have painted my (as it has been described on more than one occasion) unusual face. continue reading