(top-left) 41 | TIMEPASS (top-right) mid-day Sunday, June 4, 2017 YOU & EYE – A WEEKLY HUMOUR SERIES THAT DEMYSTIFIES BLINDNESS, CURATED BY XRCVC.ORG Image description: A cartoon strip with 9 frames… Frame 1: (The background is coloured grey to appear dark. Pintu stands and looks at BG who is seen holding the long handle of a small pan above an electric induction cooktop which has a wire attached to it. His left hand rests on the kitchen platform; and close by is a spoon in a white bowl. Short curved lines near the pan represent movement.) Pintu: What's your favourite book… Uncle BG? BG: 'Darkness At Noon' by Arthur Koestler. Frame 2: (The background is coloured grey. Pintu's eyes are open wide as he looks straight ahead blankly. BG is seen standing casually with his left hand resting on the kitchen platform. The small pan is now placed on the electric induction cooktop. The spoon in the white bowl is seen close by, on the same kitchen platform.) Pintu: Your favourite movie…?
BG: 'Wait Until Dark' with… Audrey Hepburn in it! Frame 3: (The background is coloured grey. Pintu curiously looks at BG who appears to have turned around and is now backing Pintu. BG holds a bottle of milk in his left hand. Vertical wavy lines, representing steam, are seen over the small pan which is placed on the electric induction cooktop. A white cup on a saucer is seen between the induction and the spoon in the white bowl on the kitchen platform.) Pintu: Your favourite 'quote' BG: 'Even a white rose has a black shadow'. Dunno who said it…! Frame 4: (The background is coloured grey. This is a close-up view of Pintu looking at BG with eyes wide open.) Pintu: Your favourite music album? BG: 'Dark Side Of The Moon'… Pink Floyd! Frame 5: (The background is coloured grey. This is a close-up of Pintu with his right eyebrow raised, as he looks towards his top-right inquisitively.) Frame 6: (A close-up of Pintu looking almost irritably at BG as they both hold a cup each. A single vertical wavy line, representing steam, is seen over each of their cups.) Pintu: Favourite after shave… then?! BG: Drakkar Noir…! Frame 7: (This is a close-up view of Pintu appearing astonished with his eyebrows raised high while BG is now seated on a black chair.) Pintu: Favourite cake? BG: Black Forest Gâteau Frame 8: (A close-up of Pintu, with his right hand on his forehead covering his right eye… Pintu looks towards BG who grins while seated on the black chair.) Pintu: Oh well… what's your favourite nursery rhyme?! BG: Baa Baa Black Sheep! Frame 9: (The background is coloured grey. This is a close-up view of Pintu, with his shoulders raised upwards, and two inward pointing arrows are shown below his forehead, to represent his eyes tightly shut.) Pintu: Are you spooking me Uncle BG?!! (Signed Ponnappa, in Frame 8)
 

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