From the cafe window, December 2014…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to wind the wires up tight until they are just at the point of breaking, put on safety glasses, switch on the stream of protons, and hit the first heavily distorted chord, as if your life depended on it…

DSCN3728It was yesterday, about 4.30 in the afternoon. I was sitting at a little round table by the window; I was waiting for my cup of tea to cool to a drinkable temperature and was half way through nibbling a ‘fairly alright’ Belgian chocolate brownie. The cafe was about half full and was gently buzzing with conversation, and happily there were no small children yowling. I was thinking about writing something for this morning’s blog post; what should it be? Some overheard snatches of the cafe conversation? Perhaps some… Oh, look!… Look out of the window at Dulltown city centre! Those festive colours are really nice – and I like the way the cafe ceiling and its lamps are reflected up there in the blue evening sky – it looks like there’s a visit from some unexpected giant spaceships going on… I took out my little camera and steadied it against the thick Victorian glass of the window – the exposure would need to be quite long in these low light conditions, and I didn’t want a shaky image… and… click!… Nice!…

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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