Category Archives: drawing

Curves with Michael, Shirley, and Herbert…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s 15th. c 16th. c English expletive is ‘Birladie’ – an early oath on the Blessed Virgin –  a contraction of By our lady. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear Diary, Yesterday afternoon, after a small meal of tinned Danish … Continue reading

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Don Craig’s face was bright with excitement…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to go about your daily business as normal, but instead of speaking, sing all your conversations and interactions with people as if you were in an opera. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Today dear reader, yet again, … Continue reading

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Excuse me, why are you standing like that?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one turning all the furniture upside down looking for her lost spectacles. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the middle of the pedestrianised area in town yesterday there was a group of people … Continue reading

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Stella likes my fluffiness…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word odeon. (Odeon: in ancient Greek and Roman times, a building built for singing exercises, musical shows and poetry competitions.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Untitled drawing. 1987. Charcoal on … Continue reading

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Have you ever heard of…?

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word pendulous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Anyone here heard of Gertrude Hermes?… No? Well, I hadn’t either, until last week. I wonder if her surname is pronounced like the … Continue reading

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Bossy Bates was the bully of the fourth…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Pope Francis lookalike twins Barbara and Maude Fush – do come on up and sit on your papal thrones, my word, I can smell the myrrh in your incense from here!… … Continue reading

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The Dream Drawing (Part Three)…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one ignoring all the guests and listening to Barry Manilow albums on his headphones. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, there wasn’t supposed to be a ‘part three’ to go with the other … Continue reading

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