Painting Tweets

Ruth Reichl’s colourful tweet.

Ruth Reichl is an American food writer known on Twitter for her poetic tweets about food. Her tweet today celebrating the coming of Autumn inspired me to get the paints out, and try to bring the colours of her tweets to life.

Not long afterwards, a parody of her tweet arrived courtesy of Ruth Bourdain. Ruth Bourdain is an enigmatic individual whose real identity is a closely-guarded secret that inspires much speculation. S(he) combines the colour and poetry of Ruth Reichl with the spicier poetry often tweeted by Anthony Bourdain. I had to immortalise that in watercolour and badly-drawn squirrels too.

Gotta love the Hot Cock Sauce

I shared these photos with the ladies(?) in question, no response as yet. It was a fun way to spend an afternoon.