Category Archives: colours

A premonition – Trump behind bars…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word giddy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When visiting town I often walk past a hotel, a typical modern cheap-looking building, part of a nationwide chain of such drab things. … Continue reading

Posted in architecture, brain, celebrities, colours, composition, cool, dreaming, Dulltown, existentialism, Hull.UK., humour, observations, photography, puzzle, seeing, serendipity, surrealism, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in adjectives, brain, cafe, celebrities, colours, humour, information, learning, observations, physics, puzzle, science, thinking, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Mail art postcard. No. 4781…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today‚Äôs quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading: It was warm in the room where around the aged chandelier, with grey little glass pendants like dirty icicles, … Continue reading

Posted in art, brain, colours, composition, cool, creation, humour, information, Mail Art, mind, postcards, puzzle, reading, serendipity, smiling, style, surrealism, swearing, TV, words, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Strangeness and serendipity in the town centre…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s made up word is, cremolstice. (Your search did not match any documents.) If this were a real word, what do you think it might mean? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture I took in the centre of … Continue reading

Posted in abstract, animals, art, brain, colours, composition, Dulltown, Hull.UK., humour, information, observations, photography, puzzle, seeing, serendipity, surrealism, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in abstract, academia, adjectives, archeology, art, brain, colours, composition, creation, Dulltown, Hull.UK., humour, information, painting, photography, politics, seeing, serendipity, style, surrealism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in abstract, adjectives, advertising, brain, colours, drama, dreaming, existentialism, humour, information, overheard, poetry, serendipity, sex, surrealism, TV, words, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Reeds, rushes, grasses? Not sure…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the embarrassed one who has just sat down, squashing the host’s new and expensive red leather Chesterfield flat to the floor – what a crack it made when it went!… … Continue reading

Posted in abstract, academia, animals, brain, celebrities, colours, composition, Dulltown, information, observations, photography, serendipity, style, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments