Category Archives: humour

Decalcomania with stickiness…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one sitting on the settee with her feet up on the coffee table bragging on about her recent skiing holiday in Switzerland. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Untitled decalcomania monoprint (2010). Black acrylic … Continue reading

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Spam, spam, spam, spam, and more spam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: technical taupe, fumbling fawn, vaulting violet, grimacing green, yucky-yucky yellow, and octogenarian orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I seem to be getting a lot more items of crazy-crazy spam turning up in my … Continue reading

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Rambling on about soldering my soldering iron…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Al Pacino lookalike twins Brad and Cicely Floom – come on up you two and sit on the sofa – gosh, what a pair of lovely careworn sneers you have!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Stella dunks her bourbons…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to stand up straight, put your hands together as in prayer and raise them over the top of your head with fingers pointing upwards; spread your legs wide apart, close your eyes, and, … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s made up expletive is – Freeze my assets!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So then I had to pay for the whole bloody lot Frank…’ ‘It was the chuck-hold authority, yes it was!’ ‘Kirsten! Kirsten! It wasn’t me!’ ‘It … Continue reading

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Just hold this for me for a moment, would you?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: knick-knacky, ornithodelphian, resupine, dolabriform, snooty, and autophanous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, a list of things that you might be embarrassed to be seen carrying around your town centre. (All items would be in … Continue reading

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Letting the windpipe hang over the side of the pot…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is Plate – a silver roundel. I had some plates on my shield, but I had them scraped off – people said they looked like hubcaps… Plate. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s a bit battered and … Continue reading

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