Mental illness can happen to anybody. You can be a dustman, a politician, a Tesco worker... anyone. It could be your dad, your brother or your aunt.
Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world.
Well, that's cricket Harry. These things happen in boxing
Mental illness is a very powerful thing. If it is with you it is probably going to be there until the day you die. I am trying so hard to break mine, but it is not easy. It is my toughest fight ever.
I was in a no-win situation, so I'm glad that I won rather than lost
It's like a kettle. If it's a kettle, you turn the kettle off, you know what I mean? I wish I could put a hole in my head and let the steam come out. The steam was getting so high and the pressure was just getting a little bit much for me.
I was about 18 six years ago. I'm 28 now.
But when you actually go in the ring, it's a very lonely and scary place. It's just you and the other guy.
My trainer, George Francis, used to train a lot of African boxers. They're hungry guys, man. They've got no trainers, got nothing. They're so hungry to do boxing, to make some money.
Boxing is just show business with blood.
Being sectioned was the best thing that ever happened to me,
I want to stay healthy, keep fit, eat well, keep a low profile and be a good dad.
We're not cameras, we're artists.
Boxing's all about getting the job done as quickly as possible, whether it takes 10 or 15 or 20 rounds.
Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world. You've got all the fans, lots of hangers-on jumping up and shouting different words. But when you actually go in the ring, it's a very lonely and scary place. It's just you and the other guy.
I speak African. I can even speak Italian.
The colors I use may clash or vibrate against one another but this is done intentionally.
The most important thing taught to my students is to not be so photo realist in what they depict.
I usually use quick sketches that I accumulated from the figure drawing classes I once instructed.
I don't normally watch myself on the telly.
Strong line quality, composition and form are more crucial although even this is loosely done.
I wouldn't mind getting emotionally involved with a woman.
People take the mickey out of mental health, but it is very delicate.
I didn't play a great deal of sport in primary school. It was not until I went away to boarding school in Sussex that I really got into sport.
I'm not really a cutter-off sort of person. I'll chat to anybody.
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