White sands and yellow stripes…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will feature Rene Magritte in the sky, Giorgio de Chirico on the horizon, and Salvador Dali lurking and stinking in the dark alleys.

DSCN3560Oh, hang on, what’s that sound?… Is it the sound of Hawaiian guitars and sweet ukuleles?… Oh, feel the fine white sand between your toes, and the kiss of the warm breeze on your naked skin, see how it gently rustles the fronds of the drooping palms…
No, not really… that sound is the roar of angry traffic charging up and down one of the main roads in and out of Dulltown UK…
It’s a photograph I snapped last summer whilst waiting at a bus stop for a bus to go to visit my friend ‘Ian-Goth-Accountant’ who lives out in the safe suburbs.
This is another of my ‘divided down the middle’ compositions. I quite like the way that the white corner triangle on the poster on the left (I have no idea what it was advertising) almost mirrors the yellow road marking and kerbstones on the right.
I think if I were to sum up the essence of this interesting picture the word ‘juxtaposition’ would be lavishly employed without any embarrassment…

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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