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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 178

Do you discern a certain frisson of excitement in the room? Do you have butterflies? Are your hands all a-tremble above the keyboard? Is your ‘art all throbbing? Of course, it’s only natural. It’s Weddersday and it’s that time of … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 177

What ho! Good visitors. Yet again we find ourselves in skin-of-teeth territory submitting the post while it is still Wednesday. This week heaval has been definitely in the upward direction and we at the Institute have had our work cut … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 175

If it’s not anarchy in Africa, mischief in the Middle East or buffoonery from the Brexit bunch, it’s utter absurdity from the Americans. This week the world’s news wires have been abuzz with reports of devilry and shenanigans and it’s … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 174

Hail visitor well met, and all that. We in the New version of Zealand have been experiencing a rare and disconcerting climatological phenomenon. An intense light has been brightening the heavens and meteorologists have been consulting older meteorologists to draw … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 173

Hands up all those who know what day it is. Absolutely correct. Another Wednesday is upon us; and as we all know, it is time to unsheathe our wit to wither the noble reputations of the Old Masters. When the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 171

‘Allo, ‘allo! Bonjour mes ami! Ah herp zis blerg post finds vous all feeling tres bon. You will be relieved to learn that the rest of the post doesn’t have to be read in an appalling French accent. It is … Continue reading

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