Illustration Friday – Undone

A quick drawing for Illustration Friday with the theme of ‘Undone’ – not sure if I was thinking ‘Undone’, as in the crab’s situation, the pot lid or not cooked; probably covers all three. As a child we used to go to a village called Beer in Devon, where crabs were regularly caught in pots and brought back to be cooked by the fishermen’s wives; with many tales of them escaping from the pan. How many of the tales were true and how many to alarm small children I don’t know.

The Spotify playlist is one I created earlier in the year when we had been crabbing at Walberswick.


Posted on December 18, 2009, in crabbing, Crabs, Illustration Friday, Walberswick. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. For thise that don't have Spotify – the playlist Humphrey Lyttelton – Suffolk AirMichelle Pfeiffer – (The Legend of) Miss Baltimore Crabs ("Hairspray")Toto – Hold The LineWeezer – CrabKings Of Leon – The BucketDido – Sand In My ShoesBrand New – Jaws Theme SwimmingColdplay – Swallowed In The SeaBad Manners – Teddy Bear's PicnicDoreen Carwithen – Suffolk Suite: IV. Framlingham Castle: Alla MarciaChrome Dreams – CD Audio Series – Sleepless In Suffolk

  2. what a fun interpretation! When I was young we would have lobster & crab races. Always sad when the adults turned them into dinner

  3. very nice – lovey and simple, great work

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