Category Archives: colours

Still life with rubber band…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to sit cross-legged chanting the vowels of the alphabet (you may include the letter Y if you wish) with your eyes closed. Wiggle the fingers of your right hand and the toes of … Continue reading

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The ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ puzzle…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: boiling black, fizzy fawn, magnificent mauve, gob-smack green, peppermint pink and brackish blue. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Part One: A couple of evenings ago I watched on TV the 1986 film Jumpin’ Jack Flash starring Whoopi … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 9…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the pink plastic one shaped like President Trump’s head. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Spatter Painting No. 9. (2015) Acrylic paint and black ink on drawing paper, 28″ x 21″. Yes, here’s another fairly expensive … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: placating pink, carousing cream, Rabelaisian russet, gillaroo green, scalene scarlet and mousey mauve. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Your eyes, your eyes, ‘neath your eyes…’ ‘Pamelai, Pamelai, everybody bird!’ ‘No-one dig a pie like these girl.’ ‘Blink!… … Continue reading

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An arty day out – part two…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: interpilaster, interosseous, internecine, interrex, interlard, intercolline, and cladode. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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The grabbing hand…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: reluctant rose, grammar green, anomalous azure, blithering black, oblivious orange, and vacuous violet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How about this for a bit of strangeness dear reader? I took this one a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4587…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive, is from Bob Acres, a character in Sheridan’s 1775 play The Rivals – after a musical evening he says, ‘Odds minims and crotchets! How she did chirrup!’ (From Bozzimacoo: Origins & Meanings of Oaths … Continue reading

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