Category Archives: food

Stella with sticky fingers…

But First… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word mawkish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 102. (2015) Pencil and charcoal on white drawing paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Stella! What time do you call this!’ … Continue reading

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Over that a thin slice of fat bacon…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: ornery, ventilable, naff, napiform, ectoblastic, bracteal, and gawping. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have mentioned it before, but it does smell of old-fashioned cough mixture – I expect someone spilled a little bit of … Continue reading

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This blog is for entertainment purposes only…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word unwieldy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It is nice to have a TV colourfully flickering away in the corner of the room isn’t it? Even if the sound is … Continue reading

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It was an idea about a cloud…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word jutting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, it was the other afternoon, I was sitting on a bus going home when I noticed that the sky was pretty empty … Continue reading

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

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bourasque, vibraculum, spulye, flammenwerfer, dicynodont, pauldron, and saxaul. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor may … Continue reading

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Getting out of a gig over the back…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s stick of rhubarb is the unusually straight one – I’ve been using it as a ruler to mark out the drawing for my next lino print. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s that book again! ‘What book is that … Continue reading

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A weir with swans…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Tholos – the dome of a circular building, or the building itself. e.g., the dome of a Mycenaean tomb. Unfortunately the Mycenaean tomb I found in my garden didn’t have its tholos … Continue reading

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