Category Archives: existentialism

Whoa! What’s that bloody noise?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word plethora. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I was last in the bustling city of Leeds, about an hour’s train ride from Dulltown, just out of habit, I found … 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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Crazy thoughts on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one picking up cream buns with her trunk and throwing them at the vicar. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm… levels of reality… an existential moment… I was sitting on a bus, I … Continue reading

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Some short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a branch in a strong wind scraping at the bedroom window. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 335. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the god Seth who appears as an unidentified quadruped, or a human wearing a ‘Seth-animal’ head. His cult centre is Ombos Naqada and his associations are: chaos, infertility, desert and storm. … Continue reading

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Just one or two titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ventose, harmattan, bywoner, tapotement, yamen and gillyflower. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Tomorrow the professor will … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘tresses’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So you see, now they’ve got five bindings.’ ‘A fork in awe Cracksie, look on the side.’ ‘Beth Knee-Hoffer?’ ‘Ex-set the good neither … Continue reading

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