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 kindly volunteered to be misinterpreted, with his masterpiece – Lady Godiva.

Lord Fred Godiva is furious: "I spend thousands on a trip to the Arctic. I kill a Polar Bear with my bare hands to keep her warm and what does she do? She walks on it! !  Well, she can bally well go naked for all I care."

Lord Fred Godiva is furious: “I spend thousands on a trip to the Arctic. I kill a Polar Bear with my bare hands to keep her warm and what does she do? She walks on it! ! Well, she can bally well go naked for all I care.”

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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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