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Illusion: I have always enjoyed trompe l’oeil, and artist J. Hillberry has dedicated a full section of drawings to this illusion technique. He says: “This entire image is drawn including the background, tape, and string.
From the office of author Ian Fleming in 1961, below is a letter requesting the services of artist Richard Chopping. Chopping's trompe l’oeil paintings - each of which took a month to produce - had already featured on four Bond novels, and having just finished writing The Spy Who Loved Me, Fleming was keen to secure his talents yet again. The finished cover can be seen here.
The loving relationship with his partner Denis Wirth-Miller ‒ well-known for its occasional nuclear rows ‒ survived for seven long decades. It culminated in their marriage at Colchester Registry Office. And, on the very first day that such a union had become legally acceptable, there they stood, each balanced either side of ninety years old. Nicholas Garrett writes: we regarded them as very special friends and they greatly enhanced our young lives.