Richard Benson

Month: March, 2013

This book is not by me

Every Christmas since 2006, someone has called to congratulate me, or called my mother to ask her to relay congratulations, on my latest book. Invariably the congratulator has been given the book as a Christmas gift, and has been ‘roaring with laughter’ or ‘giggling away’ since they opened its pages. They have read some passages […]

Nice pictures from Mary Quants (sic) London

This Week in Britain was a weekly cinemagazine produced by the Central Office of Information between 1959 and 1980, intended to promote British goods and services overseas. The fashion shoot from which these images are taken was in issue 791 , part of an episode publicising the opening of Mary Quant’s London, a 1974 exhibition […]