Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Old Masters – re-interpreted 82

As the sun begins it’s final descent on the 2014 horizon and my Dear Readers in the far east lie peacefully abed or are celebrating the arrival of the New Year, we pause momentarily to reflect…… NO WE DON’T. We … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 81

Morning all. It has been seven long days since we last misinterpreted an Old Master. So, eschewing each and every iota of additional ado – let us set to with a British artist, Edward Dayes  [Any groan-worthy puns about this … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 80

Greetings from this primitive corner of Africa. Our DSL line is still down (eight days and counting). In the light (‘a very unfunny choice of phrase’ – Mrs Chips) of the ‘current‘ power problems causing a hiatus in the weekly … Continue reading

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On Power Struggles in South Africa – and other disasters

You may know that your humble blogger lives in a town called Port Elizabeth in South Africa. If you have diligently followed the various facets of history of virtually every country in Africa, you will be able to draw similarities … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 79

Seven days hath passed since we spake last; and lo, ’tis Wednesday once more. ‘Tis that time of the week when we gather as one, to smite the sensitivities of a poor defenceless Old Master. Today, Sir Edmund Blair-Leighton has … Continue reading

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