The Old Masters – re-interpreted 148

Even if you’ve been in a semi-coma recently, you will have noticed an increase in the drive to legalise cannabis for medical purposes. We shall not be covering that debate here, except to say that the grass is not always greener on the other side. However what we will be doing, is our customary weekly assault on a decomposing painter by means of an inappropriate caption.

Sadly, we don’t know his name this week, but don’t let that stop you.

Gentlemen smoking and playing backgammon in an interior

Members of the Dutch Committee of Pot Plants – From left to right: Herb Malpit, Rooibaard van Rooyen, Rollen Inderzol, Reeferd Blunt and Hansoff van de Spliff under the leadership of Old Toby von Bong – a Joint Commission if you will – investigating the evils of Mary Jane – not least of which is an appalling disregard for proper dress sense..

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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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