This personalised caricature was a gift for a 50th birthday last year. The subject is a Disney fan and loves travel, hence the Minnie Mouse ears and Eiffel Tower and the cruise ship in the background. She’s partial to a cocktail and also meticulous about cleaning, so the mop and apron was an in-joke from her family! Other references are Facebook with a signpost for Limerick and Dublin in the background. And of course a few balloons to mark the big day for good measure!
I watched the original unadulterated Star Wars trilogy with the kids again last week, which I have on DVD. I simply do not recognise the abominable meddling George Lucas has visited on the Original Trilogy, and the prequels make no sense at all, and are similarly consigned to my mental dustbin. However, watching Star Wars … Read more