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Peter Wright

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You could always go on changing things but there comes a time when you have to decide to stop.

— Peter Wright

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I had been living with dialysis for three years or so, and the new kidney felt like a reprieve, a new gift of life. I felt alive again and I guess that has had an effect on my use of colour.

— Peter Wright

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I have never subscribed to the Dirty Pallet school of painting.

— Peter Wright

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I have to experiment with methods and I'm trying to find an authentic way of making an equivalent of the living, breathing person within the limits of a single picture.

— Peter Wright

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I think most people see drawing as subservient to the subject, a sort of meditation, a studying, a searching observation, in my case, for its own sake.

— Peter Wright

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I tried to learn the violin for a while.

— Peter Wright

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I've had to do all kinds of jobs to pay the rent. I've even worked in a Cornish tin mine.

— Peter Wright

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Painting is seen as picture making, the making of an art object, something that can stand on its own.

— Peter Wright

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When I look at some of my old work, the pieces I find most interesting are the ones with people in them.

— Peter Wright

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According to his memoirs he then was either responsible for or intimately involved with the development of some of the basic techniques of ELINT for example:
Operation ENGULF: acoustic cryptanalysis of Egyptian Hagelin cipher machines in 1956;
Operation RAFTER: remote detection of passive radio receivers used by Soviet agents through detecting emanations from the local oscillator in 1958 (a technique now more commonly used to enforce payment of television licences); and
Operation STOCKADE analysis of compromising emanation from French cipher machines in 1960. Wright went on to publish The Encyclopaedia of Espionage in 1991 which had little impact. The Central Intelligence Agency sought Marconi's assistance over a covert listening device (or "bug") that had been found in a replica of the Great Seal of the United States presented to the U.

Spycatcher was part memoir part exposé of what Wright claimed were serious institutional failings in MI5 and his subsequent investigations into those. He is said to have been influenced in his counterespionage activity by James Jesus Angleton the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) counterintelligence chief from 1954 to 1975.

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