The Sunday Times - Scotland
The paintings on show at Fins in Fairlie are a riot, but the plates are a fine exhibition of tasty seafood at its simplest.
The works of Snurd, Batchelor of Dental Surgery, may not be known to you, but their influence upon the contemporary dining scene is pervasive. Snurd was Reginald Perrin’s dentist in the classic 1970s BBC comedy, but he was a dentist with a hobby: amateur landscape painting. Snurd’s frightful renditions of the Algarve hung throughout Perrin’s home, so luridly incompetent that they sold like hot cakes in his deliberately awful supermarket chain, Grot.