Category Archives: adjectives

A bit of science in the cafe…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Bodmin brown, Vancouver violet, Tallahassee turquoise, Minsk mauve, Bulawayo blue, Osaka orange, and Reykjavik red. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When preparing to drink tea in the cafe I usually take the teabag (green) out … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 42…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found in the dust at the bottom of Tutankhamen’s sarcophagus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I find the juxtapositions of colours, textures and styles completely overwhelming in this extraordinary piece – I even … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: cheery beige, carnival black, cheery mauve, carnival taupe, cheery brown, carnival grey, and that funny colour that the accidental splash of magenta printer ink on your white shirt went after washing. … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard No. 4672…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: blazing blue, reticulated red, goofy green, yesterday yellow, ontological orange, vacant violet, and that funny pink that red guitars go when they are left displayed in sunny music shop windows. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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This is not art No. 41…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one talking on eight phones at once. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This fine painting is unfortunately not signed; it is approximately 1.6 metres by 1.2 metres in size. It is uncertain whether the main vertically … Continue reading

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I think these might be rivulets…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: gregarious green, pompous purple, aristocratic azure, blameless blue, grovelling grey, yawning yellow, preoccupied pink and bad-bugger brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A pretty mundane photograph I think… Is there anything in it for you, … Continue reading

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A ‘live from the cafe’ mental rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: gullible, interprovincial, sphene, tribrachic, impavid, nomothetic, bipinate and crusty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The title of this post suggests that I have gone ‘live’ on t’interweb – I haven’t really, but the lines that … Continue reading

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