The Old Masters – re-interpreted 123

Greetings netizens. We’re slap in the middle of the 2015 Rugby World Cup where blokes, built like brick outhouses, get violently physical with other blokes of similar dimensions. We nerds shall not be left out of this display of machismo; for it is our tradition to mercilessly rip asunder the noble efforts of the Old Masters. The only difference is that our adversaries are long dead.

Today’s victim is none other than the French realist painter, Jules Bastien Lepage.

Annette getting potatoes for her mother. The farmer thought it was a fair trade.

Annette getting potatoes for her family….. Best swop she’d made all week.

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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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