Category Archives: food

Mayonnaise on the long table…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film star is Jommy Lee Tones. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I wandered into the cafĂ© late yesterday afternoon (I go there late at this time of the year in the hope of avoiding all those miserable, … Continue reading

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Oh, let’s get that lino print out of the way…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully chosen colours are: ragged red, bruised blue, yawning yellow, tired turquoise, growling green, foolish fawn, aching azure, and that funny green-grey that you mixed up to paint the walls of the hall, staircase, and … Continue reading

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Indifferent fish and smeared guns, avoid excitement…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Hedy Lamarr in a Hollywood bar – you can see she’s becoming angry trying to get me to understand frequency hopping. (HL) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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More cafe lino print design pondering…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: oak pink, elm blue, redwood brown, larch yellow, sycamore purple, and ash Wednesday. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Sorry dear reader, but I’m going back to showing you some more vague ideas for possible future … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4655…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the planet Saturn. This teapot is not a very good pourer – those rings are awkward in the hand, and they get in the way at the … Continue reading

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It’s just spuds Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word – cloying. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took back in August. It’s a pretty simple photo this one, but I do like it. No, no! … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one working in the coffee house, successfully serving four or more customers simultaneously. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A bed to be proud of – what a day it’s been! – big top shows! – more … Continue reading

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