The Old Masters – re-interpreted 28

Greetings dear Reader. Your weather is about to deteriorate, mainly because I’m posting your Old Master ripoff early for a change. The truth of the matter is I saw some art boffins with their guard down. So thought why not? ‘Put the boot in while the iron is hot’, I always say; and then I get funny looks from the nursing staff. This week it’s the flemish artist, David Teniers’s turn; with his work “The Kitchen” painted in 1646.


Gordon Ramsay? – he’s over there sulking in the scullery – started mouthing off about too many dogs running around – started chucking stuff about, swearing something awful, wreaking havoc, and now he’s refusing to come out of the broom cupboard.

About Freud Fission Chips

Despite the banality of the name, FFC has led an intensely varied life. Grateful for surviving almost three years as a 'troepie' (soldier for non-South African Readers) in the Angolan war, he determined to wring as much out of life as possible. Currently providing Business Analysis services, trading on the stock market and developing web pages to pay the bills, FFC also dabbles in wildlife, landscape and people photography, writing, and far too many interests for his own good. He has also travelled extensively in southern Africa (working on the sound theory that a moving target is more dificult to hit). These peregrinations also include over 1500kms on foot through some of the worlds most spectacular scenery. It hasn't all been plain sailing, beer and skittles, and endless beds of roses... Chief amongst the prerequisites for surviving Africa, with its mind-bending characteristics, is an appropriate sense of humour.... So, for now, he will be recounting the amusing among the annoying, the frustrating wrapped in the funny and extracting the mirth from the melancholy... Oh yes, there might be some alliteration too.
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