Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Old Masters – re-interpreted 142

Ahoy there me hearties! Pull up a blunt instrument and warm your shivvering timbers by the roaring scuppers. Yup, it’s Weddersday and it’s time once again to shred the integrity of an Old Master. Today, the cowardly swine didn’t leave … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 141

For those of us who lack absolutely everything to do with the venerable art of …well…Art, it behoves us to inveigle our way amongst the knowledgeable bods by means of a carefully constructed facade of confident opinion; and there’s no … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 140

Chaps and chapettes, midweek has crept up on me in a most unsporting fashion. We normally see Wednesday coming in good time, but one of the pedals broke on the Institute’s radar machine. Still, we’re not actually late and that … Continue reading

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What’s soft, yellow, thick skinned and now mostly black?

No Simpkins, it’s not any southern African government. Take a hundred lines, “I must not see political allegories in recipe posts.” Don’t argue Simpkins, I don’t care what you heard about banana republics on the news; this is cookery class. … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 139

Good morning art connoisseurs and intellectual bods. Are you ready for a little Art Burn? [Did you see what I did there? Art Burn – Heart Bu….Oh do get on with it – Mrs Chips]. This morning we shall apply … Continue reading

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