"Let's think the unthinkable, let's do the undoable, let's prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all" Douglas Adams

Saturday, 27 July 2013

Art Thou Art?

Counting Flowers On The Wall

I've made some 'art things' to display at the Franklin Arts festival.  
This one came about because I liked the idea of someone very depressed (my interpretation of the song  or as I read on various websites someone in a a mental hospital) finding the ultimate answer to to the ultimate question whilst counting flowers on the wall :-)
The Song (linky to YouTube)
Counting flowers on the wall
That don't bother me at all
Playing solitaire till dawn with a deck of fifty-one
Smoking cigarettes and watching Captain Kangaroo
Now don't tell me I've nothing to do.

The Number (thanks Wikipedia)
42 The number has received considerable attention in popular culture as a result of its central appearance in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as the "Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything".