Category Archives: colours

The M&S mature red cheddar and Green & Blacks dream…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: rickety rose, gulp green, gonophore grey, pleiomerous pink, ovoviviparous orange, rubbery red, and that awful yellow that the man opposite has recently painted the front of his house. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I never … Continue reading

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The elegant rip and some local flotsam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Raymond Chandler sitting drinking whisky and watching the sun go down over Sunset Boulevard in 1949. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Right then, I really must get … Continue reading

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It was just pub talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bugle brown, pursuivant pink, okapi orange, vibrato violet, rubidium red, and that funny mottled turquoise that the plastic bucket went when we left it out in the garden all summer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Stella and the item of found apparel…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Marlon Brando sitting eating cheese sandwiches on the set of Streetcar Named Desire in 1950 – I was remarking to him what a … Continue reading

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Fancy being in a band?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: fluorescent brown, fluorescent grey, fluorescent black, fluorescent fawn, and the odd colour of the mould on that satsuma that had rolled under the fridge a months or two ago… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey … Continue reading

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Two snaps from Dulltown UK…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting down her smart phone while everyone is trying to enjoy the BBC Proms from the Royal Albert Hall on the TV. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I really must try to … Continue reading

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Spatter splatter spatter splatter…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the novel Harry Bleachbaker (1976) by N F Simpson: Mrs Trepatchly: ‘There have been experiments done which show quite conclusively that it is through the soles of their feet that most people … Continue reading

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