Michael Edwards



Aging gracefully - a polite way of saying

looking worse slowly - en route to dying.


  • Goldfinch60

    Maybe but not yet Michael, not yet.


    You've done it again with your artwork, I can see so much in it once more.

    • Michael Edwards

      Thanks Andy - a four petalled flower?

    • orchidee

      Good write and pic M.
      You on the way out?! Not for along time, I hope. How old is Miss Berles now?

      • Michael Edwards

        Actually yes - about to leave for my daughters for distance coffee.
        Miss Berles is defying the reaper despite being told she is now designated as coffin fodder.

        • orchidee

          What's that phrase? Something like 'coffin botherers', or maybe 'fodder' as you say?
          At a church, one said 'Are you communicating?' I said 'Why yes, I'm speaking and listening'. They meant 'Are you going to take the bread and wine of Holy Communion today?'. Doh!
          How will you drink the coffee - with a long straw from a distance? All these questions. lol.

        • The Uneducated O.A.P

          Oh No, I'v just looked in the mirror, I think I'm dead!
          I don't realy do abbs, but along with err indoors abb studied your art work today, interesting, pair of glasses, eyes, bird, teddy, and that's only for starters! Shall be abstracting some tea from the pot later for another look. Thanks for the indroduction to the art, Bill

          • Michael Edwards

            As for abstracts just enjoy them for what they are - the colours, composition, and design - just as you would a carpet, dress, curtains etc. Enjoy that tea - is it from tea leaves and not from tea bags?

            • The Uneducated O.A.P

              See where your going, sadly tea bags, I do China/Porcelien restoration, and the materials, brushes etc I use come from all parts of the world, some being particularly nasty, tried water based materials but you just can't get the quality finish. Difficult isn't it, to save the planet, I'm not taking on any more customers now, I'm winding down, work wise and body Wise! Bill

            • dusk arising

              Two lines which encapsulate my appearance.

              You pic today has an uncanny likeness to a close up of the threadbare sofa we threw out 20 odd years ago.(just kidding).

              • Michael Edwards

                You should have kept it - the Tate would be only too happy to exhibit it.
                thanks Dusk.

              • ANGELA & BRIAN

                BRIAN ICI ~ Good Afternoon Uncle Mike ~ Loved the AB & the ODE. Angela & I - still being under 40 (remember that ?) - are *Keeping up Appearances* not with cosmetics but with healthy eating & exercise & sleep & not smoking ! In the AB I saw at least three (hidden) ageing faces ~ Centre ~ Upper right - Lower left and a very distinct White & Yellow Cat (not Smokey) bottom right. Thanks for scaring !

                Blessing & Peace to You & Yours
                Love Brian & Angela & Smokey !

                • Michael Edwards

                  Thanks Brian - that's the beauty of abstract work - it's up to the viewer to interpret which is why I rarely give an abstract a meaningful title.

                • Joe Dawson

                  You're right, what an expression, 'aging gracefully' a terrible term, when in fact one should be putting it about, shouting obscenities, and making a complete nuisance of oneself especially now the pubs are open again. Super artwork Michael. Joe

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