Oh, the hair and the colours!…

But First…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s marvellous word is ‘spurious’.
Please take the time to slip it into your conversation today, for example try something like, ‘Oh dear I’ve found a spurious latent anomaly in my quantum time shift parameters’.

DSCN3021Well dear reader, let us start at the bottom and work our way up:
Gorgeous, gorgeous blue – dark blue, light blue, vivid ultramarine horizontally cut by a dark curving line  – is the line true black, or just a darker darker blue? See the shine of the sun on the passenger scuffed convex plastic moulding! – up! – now the narrow hairy fabric band (their first album was great, but unfortunately they split up in 1975) a more sombre blue this, but tufty, with inclusions of dusky red, and yes, a fleeting hint of green – up! – the first glimpse of the hair, but hold back!… what textile matt plum hue is this? – it begs for a daring forefinger to explore its yielding fabric feel – up! – the blatant orange banana screams across the field in a projectile parabola of glowing hot furnace steel – it is so luminous it makes the complimentary blue below more than blue! – up! – the hair – now we have arrived! – how can we describe the hair? – I think I shall let you sort out some adjectives of your own to describe this glorious sun-fuelled spectacle…

So, the lady came and sat in front of me on the bus, and the bursts of autumn sunlight lit her up in flashes as the bus moved along – I couldn’t resist getting my camera out…

About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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