Category Archives: blues

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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Bo in with the items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘V’. The other letters of the alphabet stand around gaping in amazement at how he can balance there on his point all day long without falling over. … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s American hero is Chuck Berry 1926 – 2017. Come on, let’s listen to the words of Brown-Eyed Handsome Man. ‘Arrested on charges of unemployment he was sitting in the witness stand…’ Of course for ‘brown … Continue reading

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