gary smith
a-dropped-ice-cream
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a-dropped-ice-cream

  • oil on canvas
  • 25cm x 30cm
  • framed
  • Sold
  • …Favourite days were Thursdays. That was when the ice cream man came round, Mr. Whippy. It was the once a week exceptional treat and just in time before Top of the Pops started. Disaster could strike at any time if it was a warm day, or too energetic a movement, would cause a seismic shift in the delicate balance of a top heavy ice cream and it would slide into oblivion, crashing to the ground with a slight plop. There was never a second one and many an ice cream would be quickly scooped up stones, grass and all if you were lucky to get it before your pet dog got there. Many a tear was shed…
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