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Dick French: On The Town – November 2020

Dick French November/December 2020 Rebecca Cains has 404 Not Found died. She was only 50. “Death lies on her like


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an untimely frost.” Also known as “Becky the Scrapyard Queen” on account of the subject matter of her paintings – mostly wrecked cars and vans on roads 404 Not Found or in scrapyards.

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She showed occasionally at the Royal Academy and frequently at […]

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Dick French: On The Town – September 2020

Dick French September/October 2020 It’s not true that King Juan Carlos is hiding out in Bradley’s Spanish Bar. He only

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used that
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cupboard under the stairs while waiting for one 404 Not Found of those posh penthouses over the road to be readied for him. Although it is true that he was reluctant to leave after falling for the abundant charms of barmaid […]

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Dick French: On The Town – July 2020

Dick French July/August 2020 Reading Pepys again about the plague of 1666. Not one for

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self-isolating, he was still enthusiastically putting it about: “Thence to 404 Not Found Betty Martin and there did tout ce que je voudrais avec her and drank and away
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by water, home and to dinner. Down to Deptford, loaded half my goods and sent them away into safekeeping.” […]

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Dick French: On The Town – May 2020

Dick French May/June 2020 It’s interesting to read the letters of John Ruskin alongside those of Vincent van Gogh. Most people are aware that Ruskin became rather unbalanced with age, 404 Not Found but from reading his correspondence with Euphemia (Effie) it seems to me he was quite mad from the start. It’s the


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manic density

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Dick French: On The Town – March 2020

Dick French March/April 2020


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Who now remembers the fashion for wearing two pairs of trousers? It was all the rage in Camden Town twenty years ago but you seldom see it now. The outer pair would be cut at 404 Not Found the knee to reveal the underlying pair. There’s one chap on Queen’s

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Crescent who carries on the tradition. Apart from the […]