Monthly Archives: May 2019

Look out, here comes some decalcomania!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Fane Jonda and Frorgan Meeman. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Decalcomania monoprint. 2010. Black acrylic paint with added pencil ‘shading’, on white drawing paper about 16″ x 12″. Gosh! this is a pretty one isn’t … Continue reading

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Brownlow takes sandwiches along…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: robust, hygrometric, subdolous, wankle, lageniform, emmenagogic, and fruity. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Damn it Brownlow! Couldn’t you have got us a first class carriage – I’m not used to… to this!’ ‘Sorry professor, but … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the ghost of Hamlet’s father. A very shaky pourer I’m afraid. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘One you perpitees Brian?’ ‘They’re just dewy deed lawyers.’ ‘ADL is quite a hard flare.’ … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4769…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: ass azure, pig pink, gannet green, cow cream, rat russet, termite turquoise, yak yellow, and dangerous bull black. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A recently made mail art postcard – a simple collage on bright … Continue reading

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Just some short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one trying on a stylish pair of Bermuda shorts. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 408. I’m sorry I’m late, but I couldn’t find my moisturiser anywhere. A single overheard remark: ‘Bob, … Continue reading

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It’s a fluffy old slide…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Dette Bavis and Rim Tobbins. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was just looking in the ‘My Pictures’ file where I keep all the digital copies of my photos, they are reasonably well organised into … Continue reading

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A box will suffice to keep a man’s head out of water…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Albert Einstein sharing a pomegranate in Central Park in 1952. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is there anything you’d like to look up dear reader? I have … Continue reading

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