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In the 1980s, a member of the Soviet Foreign Ministry visited London for the first time. When asked what the most memorable aspect was of London, he replied, “The bike riders. They’re everywhere, weaving in and out of traffic like alien cosmonauts. ( Source)
2004 article also covers London and despatch.
And this this
great gallery of mid-80s despatchers by shooter, Phil Crean.
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Nicholsons – despatchers’ bible
‘This can’t be right?’ Pay day 1986
Laurence Corner – a great repository of inappropriate crap
Another MZ I’d sooner forget
My collection of 1981
The most UJM of them all
Controlling at Streetwise, 1986
A nice pair of bollards 1985
Brunos on Wardour. Still there
Some sort of Hackney Doom Prophecy
Times courier bag
Tottenham Court Road: circular not sequential numbers
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