Just hold this for me for a moment would you?…

But first…
Dulltown, UK: Today’s choice adjectives are: blackened, sponsible, hierocratic, concolour, shilpit, bubbling, and loony.

Some things that you might feel embarrassed to be seen carrying around in your town centre. (All items in the list would be in plain sight, not wrapped up, nor hidden away in bags or boxes.)

Four bright orange traffic cones.
A three-tier wedding cake with bride and groom figures on top.
A life-size white polystyrene model of Michelangelo’s David.
A badly made cardboard donkey head from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. (DH)
A rusty chrome front bumper from a 1956 Morris Minor. (MM)
A very large shiny red sphere of Edam cheese.
Six old bicycle saddles in a clear plastic bag.
A badly made ‘wall costume’ from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. (W)
A reasonably heavy blacksmith’s anvil.
Two galvanised iron buckets of live eels.
A sousaphone. (S)
An aluminium stepladder covered in wet brown mud.
A floppy snoozing Basset Hound. (BH)
A brightly coloured inflated plastic child’s paddling pool.
Three posh expensive suitcases without handles.
Three full-size framed prints of Constable’s The Hay Wain. (THW)
A large clear plastic bag of moist glistening white tripe. (T)
A grey painted piece of aircraft tail with a swastika on it. (AT)

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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5 Responses to Just hold this for me for a moment would you?…

  1. Claudia says:

    I don’t know which would be the worst..I’m only 5 ft. tall, so probably the life-size statue…

  2. I would love a sousaphone, now that I know what one is. I would probably have to carry it in a wheelbarrow mind you, but that would be such good fun down the high street! 🙂

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