Category Archives: Film

Brownlow and the professor on the phone…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Max Schreck Nosferatu lookalike twins Molly and Percy Piglow – come on up you two and join us on the sofa! My word! Your teeth look really convincing! Ouch!… (M.S.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Some more of those small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the Apollo Lunar Module. (ALM) Looks great on the tea-table, but unfortunately it is a very bad pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 382. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Just some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Armored searobin, the Clingfish, the Glowlight danio, the Houndshark, and the Sand stargazer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 381. I’m sorry I’m late, but I needed to dust … Continue reading

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Stella likes her butter spread thickly…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the phrase – scraped back into a bun. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole. No. 9. (1992) Charcoal and pencil on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Oh, … Continue reading

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Well, what a coincidence!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one sitting in the cafe with some of his legs crossed, with a cinnamon latte, and reading the Financial Times. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it was about 11 pm last night, no it wasn’t, … Continue reading

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Posh kids talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Brigitte Bardot splashing around in the Trafalgar Square fountain in 1966. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was all set to do one of my ‘snatches of … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: cosmopolitan, crumpled, sizzling, mammonistic, hiemal, phyllophageous, and sodden. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 380. I’m sorry I’m late, but I decided to change the strings on my twelve-string guitar. A … Continue reading

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