Michael Edwards








He told me he went up in a hot air balloon.

‘No you didn’t’ I replied, ‘you are a buffoon’.


I can see you are puzzled and before you ask it’s

a fact that balloonists go up in baskets.




  • Goldfinch60

    MY first laugh of the day Michael - thank you so very much.


    Another intriguing artwork, much to fathom there which to me is what art is about in many ways.

    • Michael Edwards

      Thanks Andy - doing a lot of commissions at the moment so these abstracts have gone on the back burner for a while.

      • Goldfinch60

        That's great Michael, glad to see you are keeping busy in these 'Strange Times'.


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      • Poetic Dan

        Fantastic as ever! Always a step above clever lol

        • Michael Edwards

          Cheers Dan - always love playing semantics being the pedant I am.

        • orchidee

          Good write and pic M.

        • Doggerel Dave

          Quite right too Michael – a good old semantic argument can be very rewarding when one has a good hand.
          How you achieve the balance in your pictures must be your special secret.

          • Michael Edwards

            With these abstracts I don't do them in one go - I usually do a few lines and keep returning to them adding bits. Taking spaces between means I see them in a different light each time I return to them - if I did them in one go I'm certain I would lose balance and composition.

          • Fay Slimm.

            Still laughing at your fantastic wit - thanks for both image and smiles at taking the rise Mike.

          • mohangupta.suresh@gmail.com

            ..now that’s full of hot air .....
            I mean the balloon, and not you, my friend

            • Michael Edwards

              I wouldn't be so sure - it was a big BBQ last night!!

            • jarcher54

              Thanks for the lift!

              • Michael Edwards

                Thanks for rising to it ! 😊😊

              • L. B. Mek

                what an ode to contradiction's synchronicity, your artwork displays proudly: beautiful,
                a wonderfully witty read as ever Michael, so glad work is picking up for you

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