Everybody's saying it's just like 1933 again. The last time it was 1933, Albert Einstein came to Cromer. He was a refugee.
If you look at John Constable's famous watercolour painting of Stonehenge, you'll see in the bottom left hand corner a running hare, cut out of cardboard and stuck on with horse-glue, darting towards the edge of the frame, obviously as an afterthought to symbolise the antiquity of the landscape.
Mr. Driver represents the Lakenham ward on Norwich City Council.
He's a damn fine chap, and I painted this portrait of him when he had more teeth.
During the Napoleonic wars, a French ship ran aground on the coast at Hartlepool, and the ship's mascot, a monkey, was washed ashore. The good people of Hartlepool, believing it to be a French spy, tried the unfortunate creature, found it guilty of enspionage, and hanged it.
However, there is one school of thought which proposes that the monkey did in fact escape, and went on to become the town's Member of Parliament.
I believe it's name was Peter.