Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mayonnaise on the page…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will see the sea at the horizon slowly leak up into the sky – this will later in the day cause beautiful and intricate eddies in God’s great azure firmament. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As my CD … Continue reading

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Stella and troublesome footwear…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s rat is the one with the latte and the laptop in the Canary Wharf cafe. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The Audience No. 2. (1992) Charcoal and pencil on paper, about 24″ x 18″. ‘Hello Stella, do come in… … Continue reading

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An observation on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: treacher, orlop, horrisonant, spadroon, and bycoket. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Be warned, he may … Continue reading

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What an unusual little book…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s honoured guest is an Orson Welles lookalike. See, we had to get a special wide chair in for him. (O.W.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I am attracted to odd-looking old books in junk shops and charity shops. … Continue reading

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The chance of a lifetime…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘panache’ – a plume of feathers, usually ostrich feathers set upright and borne as a crest. (Panache) If I had a coat of arms I’d definitely get a panache to go on … Continue reading

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Some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to rub warm lard into it vigorously for ten minutes, after which the music should begin to play again… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 207. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found … Continue reading

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Just some things on the kitchen wall…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s special colours are: light red, medium red, dark red, medium red, pale blue, medium red, light red, and dark red. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s been there a while now, just as it is, there, on my kitchen … Continue reading

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