Gerard Dureux was a paranoid, reclusive painter and sculptor whose collection has been smuggled to the UK by his son

The Dureux family handout

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“With the driver powerless to halt him, his nonsensical drivel continues until he halts himself –by falling into the aisle and proceeding to vomit and piss himself.”

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You’re working in the Wild West now (the internet) forget about writing shorthand

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If you’re going to Uni, pick a different course


“He jumped out of the second floor window and broke one of his arms and legs.”

Photo taken by the author in 2015

Ken Scott worked with some iconic artists — including The Beatles, David Bowie and Duran Duran — and he learned a valuable lesson from them

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It belongs to the advertisers and tech companies exploiting you

A Nokia 3310: via Pixabey

Simon Doherty

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