The Old Masters – re-interpreted 137

Since our last meeting the clogs of even more musicians have been popped; leading one to conclude that music might be bad for your health. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is only certain genres of music that ought to carry corporal punishment or death. We at the Institute are also not so low that we will resort to such sensational headlines as “Recent study reveals that music causes death”, simply to garner the extra readership. No, we love both of you and continue to maintain this blog on the basis of quality of readership beats quantity hands down.

This week we hope to malign one Leonard Defrance. Yes, I believe it is spelled thus – all the more reason to smite the man soundly.

Defrance Leonard-xx-Men Fighting-xx-Second half of the 18th century - when mixed fretwork classes turn ugly

When mixed needlepoint lessons turn ugly.

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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