By Ron Lane
He’s an artist of worldwide repute and a retired pug, who on retirement, was nonetheless adequate to earn a greenback working as a sparring accomplice for visiting European and world champions. And this can be a praise in itself. On Tuesday and Thursday evenings, at roughly 5pm, this aged English gentleman, a panorama artist of renown, will stroll quietly by the doorways of Israel Kani’s NBO Boxing and Health Gymnasium in Mission Avenue Noosaville. On getting into, he’ll stroll by the fitness center, previous the rings the place younger hopefuls are sparring, and proceed to drop his equipment within the nook. Whereas doing so, he’ll greet fellow fitness center mates with a smile and a nod of the pinnacle.