Category Archives: green

Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: sparkling red, sparkling umber, sparkling beige, sparkling mauve, sparkling fawn, and mould-on-the-tangerine green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 421. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was learning how to bowl … Continue reading

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Oh look, another smudge drawing…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one sitting reading the Financial Times, waving his trunk around, and scowling. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I have mentioned in a recent post (click) I seem to have drifted into doing … Continue reading

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Ps, Bs, and Kebabs…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for economic growth to peak magnificently just as the earth decides to crawl away and die. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture I took, er, excuse me, captured, back in March. Hm… I’m not … Continue reading

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Stella grabs some scones…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of the word ‘concomitant’. This teapot is unwieldy and is not a very good pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 8. 1990. Charcoal and pencil on paper … Continue reading

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Composition with nice fatty breakfast…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Bucharest blue, Rochdale red, Munich mauve, Todmorden turquoise, Valparaiso violet, Adelaide azure, and Rosedale russet. (Link one. Link two.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s one I took, er, captured, back in August. Shall I … Continue reading

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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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The elegant rip and some local flotsam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Raymond Chandler sitting drinking whisky and watching the sun go down over Sunset Boulevard in 1949. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Right then, I really must get … Continue reading

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