Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Old Masters – re-interpreted 65

Wednesday greetings fellow netizen. If this is your first visit to this blog, please feel  most welcome and feel free to join in with our fine old tradition of beating a poor painter senseless. No, not a real one, of … Continue reading

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Exhilarating Chilli Biltong recipe–tried and tested

OPEN SAUCE BILTONG RECIPES You read it here first folks Your devoted blogger has a bit of a thing for chillies. However, let me hasten to add that he is not one of those macho types that munch their way … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 64

….and Wednesday whizzes round again on the whirligig of life and it is once again time to bludgeon an Old Master’s respectability into the digital dust. Irrespective of whether you’re reading this under a starry, starry night, this week we … Continue reading

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Brilliant Biltong (Cognac Flavoured) Recipe–Tried & Tested

“Ho ho ho!” No, it’s not Hugh Heffner calling his three little maidens. It is Christmas in August, for I bring you glad tidings of great joy. The flavoured biltong recipes are ready for consumption. [By the way, you can … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 63

Not much to say in the dark hours of this Wednesday morning. I imagine the hearts are heavy with the untimely passing of a great talent into eternity.  

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 62

Whew! I’m so glad you’ve arrived. I was getting a bit worried that you’d forget and it would be only me bashing away at an Old Master. Although the scene is English, it’s the Italian artist Giorgione’s turn today; so … Continue reading

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Book Review – Koevoet – by Jim Hooper

Mention the word “Koevoet” to most people who have heard of The Angolan War (1966 to 1989) and you will hear answers ranging from awed whispers, to howls of outrage about the so-called savage white oppressors who mercilessly defended the … Continue reading

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