The Old Masters – re-interpreted 117

Spring is here, spring is here. Life is skittles and life is beer….. Well it’s spring in the southern hemisphere, but for you northern lot, you seem to like your vice versa… And I can’t really comment on the subject of beer and skittles because the life of yours truly in the Antipodes is more about resumes and rejections than antiquated parlour games.

However, this does not stop us at the Institute from causing upheaval in the afterlife of the Old Masters. We crept up on good old Frans Hals and found him resting in peace – quite unacceptable. So, put on your thinking caps, warm up the cudgels and have a bash.

If you've got the Monet, honey, I've got the time.

If you’ve got the Monet, honey, I’ve got the time.


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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