‘I gave birth to Nick Doring 30 years ago. Nick was the last of my 9 children. Nick was somewhat of a troublemaker when he was younger and after so many kids I often told him; ‘If you were the first you’d been the last’. He insists that it’s just because I would of reali… Read More
As told by his mother Elaine Doring.
‘I gave birth to Nick Doring 30 years ago. Nick was the last of my 9 children. Nick was somewhat of a troublemaker when he was younger and after so many kids I often told him; ‘If you were the first you’d been the last’. He insists that it’s just because I would of realised I got it right the first time. He’s a nice kid so I humour him. Denial is just a river in Eygpt... that would have worked better if I said it not wrote it.
Nick in his time has worn many hats during his 11 years in the industry; illustrator, generous tipper, print designer, underwheming tipper, textile designer, ping pong enthusiast, art director and hat wearer. If only he would wear a clean shirt every now and then.
Nick started his career cleaning brushes for Mambo artists before he even started shaving. He was a late bloomer and doesn’t like to talk about it. Although, he didn’t manage to cultivate a descent beard in the 8 years since he has managed to work for a large list of international clients like Dell, Mambo, Playstation, Google, Vodafone, Movement Mag, Yen, Design is kinky and more!
I am proud of my son. No, no, proud isn’t the right word... maybe more, astonished by my son being able to continue to dress like he’s 15 years old and still hold down a professional job while looking like an out of work extra from Point Break.
Although, in all seriousness he’s a good kid. If you get the oppotunity you should work with him. If you see him you should chat to him. But if you do chat to him can you remind him that he still owes me 20 bucks.
Having lived in 5 countries in as many years he now calls Dublin home. If only he’d call home more often as I still don’t understand how to program the VCR.’ Read Less