Category Archives: green

Hovering in the thermals…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Screaming Jay Hawkins playing a hand or two of whist with a couple of toffs in the Carlton Club in St James’s, London, … Continue reading

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Stella and the stolen fingers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s eel is the unshaven one in the dirty grey suit smoking a hand-rolled cigarette in the pub doorway. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 25 (1992). Charcoal and pencil on paper probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Yes?… Who’s … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 9….

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘welter’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The first things that catch the viewer’s eye are, of course, the fascinating textural elements that make up the substrate; see how the … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4531…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s special sounds are: gurgle, rustle, gurgle, rustle, gurgle, rustle, thud, thud, thud, and click. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now then, to whom shall I post this one?… Yes, it’s another of my Mail Art postcards, a simple collage … Continue reading

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Bag with fecund grass…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s English 18th c. expletive is – He would lend his arse! That’s a great one isn’t it? What an image it conjures up! Hello, yes, it’s me. Now listen, I seem to remember lending you … Continue reading

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The kitchen wall…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is Redan – a small ravelin. Well, that’s simple enough isn’t it? Oh, you want to know what a ravelin is? Apparently in military architecture, it is an outwork formed of two faces … Continue reading

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Portrait of a local couple…

But first… Dulltown Europe: Today’s colours are: light green, mid green, dark green, light green, mid green, dark green, vermilion, light green, mid green, and dark green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a portrait of a local couple. It was a drab winter’s … Continue reading

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