National Gallery

He knew he was clever. It was a fact and needed no confirmation or evidence.

National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2‎
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2‎

Just ask my parents; they’ll tell you how clever I was at school. Could have been anything. Painter. Actor. Mathematician. 

Norbet Goeneutte's The Boulevard de Clichy under Snow, National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2‎
Norbet Goeneutte's The Boulevard de Clichy under Snow, National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2‎

His parents weren’t around anymore to back him up and sing his praises. Showing him off like a prized possession.

George Stubbs' Whistlejacket, National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2‎
George Stubbs' Whistlejacket, National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2‎

Could have been anything. Anything. But I chose to be a photographer. My choice. Could’ve been anything though.

National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2‎
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2‎

Now there was no way he could prove he much more than a wedding photographer. No way of displaying his cleverness. And this is what frustrated him the most.

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