This post was prompted by the following product announcement by Burning Shed: All five of Supersister's glorious 1970's releases (Present From Nancy, To The Highest Bidder, Pudding En Gisteren, Iskander and Spiral Staircase) on limited edition coloured vinyls. It's a mystery why old Crotchety Man should have taken any interest in this. The band was unknown…Read more Supersister
This bison was painted on the wall of a cave in southern France around 17,000 years ago. It is one of the earliest examples of painting as an art form, although exactly where it fits in the chronology of the stone age is difficult to determine. To suggest it is the 16th in a series…Read more Étude No. 16
The end of a year is a time to look back. It's a time to celebrate our achievements and try to learn from our past mistakes. But as one year ends another begins and that's a time to look forward. We set ourselves new goals and try to imagine what the future will be like.…Read more Into the Myst
It's hard to believe but the Crotchety Man blog is now 5 years old. This particular anniversary is usually celebrated with gifts made of wood. Something like this statue of Ian Anderson might be appropriate; it would certainly be a welcome addition to the Crotchety Art Display Shelves. But, first, let's take a quick look back…Read more Wood You Believe It?