The Old Masters – re-interpreted 172

Gosh chaps! It’s skin of teeth time again as we submit a post just before the Antipodes welcomes in another Thursday. As most of you know, it’s time to re-interpret an Old Master with an irreverent caption.

This week’s victim is Jakob Jordaens, a bloke who was sloshing paint about in the 1600s. I shall avoid…um…. asinine puns like, “this image represents the ‘end’ of his career, in favour of an equally base caption.

For some inexplicable reason these famous lyrics spring to mind:

Heaven, I’m in Heaven,
And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak;
And I seem to find the happiness I seek
When we’re out together dancing, cheek to cheek.

jacob_jordaens-king_candaules_of_lydia_showing_his_wife_to_gyges

HIS MASTER’S VOICE: “Right lads! Once more from the top. If you don’t know the words, just hum.”

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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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