Monthly Archives: March 2011

Time for some more philuminy?

Here are some more examples from my childhood matchbox label collection. Any new readers may wish to find out what the hell this is all about by reading my first blog post on the subject on March 8th. 2011: Just … Continue reading

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A Fast Moving Doom…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured marsupial is the wombat. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yesterday in Dulltown centre somebody threw a ball of crumpled paper at me from a passing taxi. It bounced off my elbow and landed at my feet. I heard … Continue reading

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Two Photographs…

Here are a couple of pictures of this marvellous gate. Look at those colours and the inventive design and naive workmanship! I love that familiar motif of ‘the sunburst’ radiating from the bottom right corner. The colours are so subtle! … Continue reading

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Some bits…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘regulus’ – the short band between the tenia and the guttae on a Doric entablature. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I hear that, as an exit strategy, Colonel Gaddafi has been offered a spot to spill … Continue reading

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Doom, doom, doom?

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the apples… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may have guessed I am, politically, a bit of a pessimistic deep green… and don’t hold out much hope for the future of humans on … Continue reading

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Another copy Dave?

‘So… another copy then Dave?’ ‘Oh V, you are so predictable…’ ‘You think so?’ ‘Yes, it’s a copy I did in charcoal of a painting in the local Dulltown gallery, the ‘Ferens’.’ ‘What, you went in, set up your drawing … Continue reading

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Some more bits…

How about changing the image of the cardigan? Let’s have black wool with chrome studs in it. We could call them ‘Power Cardigans’. I’d buy one… Excuses for being late No 19. ‘Sorry I’m late, I had a starling stuck … Continue reading

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