An English gent purchased this painting (paid for in full) while visiting Dublin back in 2003. As it was quite a large Canvas, he was unable to take it with him and did not want it couriered to the UK as it was a surprise present for his wife. And so It hung on my wall for a couple of years as I waited on his instruction.
A couple of years on I would receive a surprise call from the same gent who came and collected his painting. I later replaced the blank wall space with some new 'Toucan' paintings. It is interesting to see how my work evolved over the space of those few years: