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  melville grigg | I first met Fred in the spring of 2006. I was introduced to him in the little “salon du the” on the rue Lamartine in Bellac. I was born near to Fowey in Cornwall so we had alot to talk about. Later I gave him a lift to his little house […]

In 1977, with 2 travel companions, I walked into a small art gallery in Cornwall and saw my first Fred Yates painting. ‘Is the artist local, could we meet him?’ ‘Please come, visit me tomorrow,  Fowey is not far away.’  Fred happily showed us his paintings and his beloved Cornwall, hiking or bumping along in our Kombivan for […]