Robin Mills went to Lyme Regis to meet artist David West. This is his story.
“I was born in 1939, in South London; the war had just started. I had a brother two years older, and a sister born a year after me. A second brother was born some fourteen years later. During the war I was sent to Bournemouth to live with my aunt, who was experiencing some difficulty in her marriage; the family felt she would benefit from having a young child to look after; so I was sent as a kind of sacrificial lamb.
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