Category Archives: brain

Decalcomania with stickiness…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one sitting on the settee with her feet up on the coffee table bragging on about her recent skiing holiday in Switzerland. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Untitled decalcomania monoprint (2010). Black acrylic … Continue reading

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Spam, spam, spam, spam, and more spam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: technical taupe, fumbling fawn, vaulting violet, grimacing green, yucky-yucky yellow, and octogenarian orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I seem to be getting a lot more items of crazy-crazy spam turning up in my … Continue reading

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Rambling on about soldering my soldering iron…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Al Pacino lookalike twins Brad and Cicely Floom – come on up you two and sit on the sofa – gosh, what a pair of lovely careworn sneers you have!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s made up expletive is – Freeze my assets!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So then I had to pay for the whole bloody lot Frank…’ ‘It was the chuck-hold authority, yes it was!’ ‘Kirsten! Kirsten! It wasn’t me!’ ‘It … Continue reading

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A few small but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a cow mooing in the dead of night… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 354. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was picking the … Continue reading

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From the bus in December…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, As nutty as two fruitcakes. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, it was just about a year ago, it was late afternoon – early evening; I was sitting at the front on the upper deck … Continue reading

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More Crush character names… for free!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to slip hoop ‘A’ over your head, allowing part of the circumference to rest on your shoulders, grip coloured tags ‘D’ and ‘F’ in your left hand, and tags ‘C’ and ‘E’ in … Continue reading

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