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Meet Royston Cooper. I rather wish I had, actually.  Quite a few people have contacted the blog over the last year or two about him, and they all remember an extraordinary and extrovert character. The picture was drawn by James Holland, a friend of Royston’s, in 1954, and was very  kindly passed on by the artist’s […]

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Travel, send, deliver

Please accept my apologies in advance, but Quad Royal is going to be a bit flakey for the next few weeks.  Not only is it the summer holidays, but we are apparently moving house next month too.  A normal service will resume in September, I hope. None of which is the reason for the short […]

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Well my trip was a definite success, you’ll be pleased to hear.  The mission was a trip to a solicitors’ office in the Home Counties in order to sift through some of the last remaning pieces from Daphne Padden’s estate.  And it was worth the journey up the A303, as I have come back with […]

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On the buses (and bus stops too)

One of the real joys of writing this blog is getting a response on a subject from People Who Really Know.  So after my post about long thin posters, it was very good to hear from Michael Wickham who gave me a lot more information about where these kind of posters were displayed.  Along with […]

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Thick and Thin

This has been hanging around on the bookshelves for a bit, waiting to find a home. Which is quite a tricky problem as I can’t exactly roll it up as it’s on card.  Fortunately I’m starting to quite like it where it is; it may be there for a while. The design is by Royston […]

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History coaching

Happy New Year.  I’ve had flu, so Quad Royal will be easing itself gently into 2011 for the next week or two. Today, I will be mostly reminding you about this. A coach.  Which is advertising The Golden Age of Coach Travel on BBC4 tonight (full details here if you want to know more). I have […]

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