Category Archives: Film

Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: viameter, opulus, exeat, patible, fastigiate, boggle, and tosher. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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A slightly fluffy old colour-slide…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: coconut cream, orange orange, rhubarb red, turnip turquoise, apple azure, mandarin mauve, beetroot black, and the gorgeous colour of the pollution in a metropolitan sky towards evening. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the days … Continue reading

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Some more of those spare Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Dichael Mouglas and Jenda Glackson. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> And speaking of names, a few good names in a story can do a lot to perk up the reader’s mental image of the characters, … Continue reading

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Bins, ne’er-do-wells, charcoal and pencil…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bamboo red, bamboo, brown, bamboo orange, bamboo violet, bamboo green, bamboo turquoise, and punk pink. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> They come every two weeks, or rather every week, but alternately; the choice is black … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old Polaroid snapshot is the one of me being lifted upside down by a grinning Arnold Schwarzenegger on the set of The Terminator in 1983. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Professor Schmell’s laboratory was in the attic room … Continue reading

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Stella seems to like my scones…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Spevin Kacey and Hene Gackman. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 61. 1994. Pastel on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″ ‘This one’s a bit on the drab side David…’ ‘Hm… What?… I Did … Continue reading

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It’s alright, it’s just some gnomes sitting on unicorns Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Sir Laurence Olivier chatting and having tea and biscuits on the set of Wuthering Heights in 1938. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is this daft enough for … Continue reading

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