Monthly Archives: June 2013

“Cafe moments with bird…”

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: red, white, blue, red, white, blue, red, white, blue, brown… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Stimulated by the caffeine in the tea, and the strong dark chocolate in the brownie, I often come over all creative, and … Continue reading

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Oh, what are the TV ads telling us now?…

But First… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s made up words are: Pimk and tobstile. These words have been Googled and thoroughly checked for non-existence. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> That perfect gift – designed for ladies – always on the move – everything they naturally need … Continue reading

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Those monochrome clog girls…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s armadillo is the soft cuddly one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another recently scanned black and white negative from the days when I did old-style film and darkroom photography; this one is from the 1980s. I was … Continue reading

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A cure for numbness?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Captain Beefheart quote is: ‘The new dinosaur is walking in the old dinosaur’s shoes…’ Beefheart. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Dave, I see that you have just been to the Poundshop and bought a set of smiley-face, outdoor fun, … Continue reading

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So, tell me Dave…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s gazelle is the fat lethargic one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Dave…’ ‘Yes?…’ ‘You are a wise old artist, musician, and generally creative sort of person…’ ‘Yes?’ ‘…even though you’ve not been at all successful in any of these … Continue reading

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“He drove over in his could revolve…”

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Igor Stravinsky’s early lesser known piece ‘The Rite of Autumn’. (I.S.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I’m afraid it’s ‘Perilous Galaxy’, a British pulp science fiction paperback novel from the early 1960s, … Continue reading

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Toot, toot, toot…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is Murrey: one of the heraldic colours: a purplish-red. Murrey. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another item revisited from the dark days when my blogging was done on some strange thing called Myspace. One of … Continue reading

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