R.I.P. FANG

A man I’m privileged to say I knew…

Trotty's blog

Saddened to hear of the recent passing of one of the country’s great eccentrics, namely Fang. Yes, Fang – nothing else, no Mr, no surname, no christian name, just Fang, as it says in his passport. He changed his name by deed poll to the single word ‘Fang’. A friend and colleague, James Millar, attended his funeral today, and was surprised to see my portrait of him on the order or service, not realising the connection at first, but then remembering he had seen the photograph hanging in my house. I only knew of Fang’s passing, thanks to a text from him.

I met Fang 20 years ago when he signed up to a character model agency I was working with at the time, shooting head shots for their catalogue. As soon as I saw him, I knew I had to arrange a shoot. Long hair and long grey beard, he…

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About redpaul1

I ride a big red motorcycle and play a very small ukulele; but not at the same time.
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