November 16, 2005

Offbeat

A picture paints a thousand words

The Surfer

Jack Russell - he of wonky hats, baked beans and painter fame - has unveiled his depictions of the Ashes this summer, as reported in his local rag, the Bristol Evening Post:

The charismatic Russell, who scored two centuries and dismissed 165 batsmen during his test career, opened his new exhibition at the Jack Russell Gallery in High Street, Chipping Sodbury.

His work includes images from this summer's victories at Edgbaston and Trent Bridge, as well as from the dramatic drawn matches at Old Trafford and The Oval.

The collection consists of a dozen paintings, with prices for the originals expected to cost around £10,000.

Let's hope they're better (and they will be) than this attempt...

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