Category Archives: blues

Mail Art Postcard. No. 4554…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s zebra is the one wearing a J B Lenoir jacket. (J B L) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, it seems to be Animal Day on Dave’s blog this morning – what with a zebra in a stylish jacket, … Continue reading

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So, shall I talk you through my new drawing?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: adjectival, rocketing, elaphine, wanthriven, yolky, penumbral, and gummy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I get up in the morning the first thing I do is walk through to my living room, open the blinds, … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 39…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: festering, matutinal, psammophilous, spondylous, wambly, and gargantuan. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on, let’s have a splash of colour this Northern Hemisphere frosty January morning! Here’s one of my bright spatter paintings for us … Continue reading

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That’s ridiculous Dave – no, I can’t believe that!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the eerie moan of a foghorn on an invisible distant headland at midnight… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I often sit and play quiet blues on electric guitar whilst watching TV … Continue reading

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Choosing a good bottle of wine…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: propaganda pink, Michaelmas mauve, gigantic green, polyvinyl purple, whoosh white, and boggy brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, Dave, tell me…’ ‘Eh?…’ ‘What do you look for when buying a bottle of wine?’ ‘Well I…’ ‘What?’ … Continue reading

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A picture of me twanging…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from A confederacy of Dunces (1980) by John Kennedy Toole: …Ignatius winked wildly at a woman leaning on the bar, a fortyish Latin who leered a terrifying response with a gold tooth or … Continue reading

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Just a few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s amusing expletive is ‘Ye Gods and little blue fishes!’ – a mysterious oath, but the inclusion of the word ‘blue’, due to the sound of its first three letters, may be a reference to that … Continue reading

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