Category Archives: mind

Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one waiting at the supermarket checkout, playfully poking and tickling all the other customers in the queue simultaneously – oh, listen to them giggle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Whoo-e-oo-e-oo, I lie, in your library.’ ‘Girl, … Continue reading

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For entertainment purposes only…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to approach the newly arrived mystery package in a circumspect manner, walk around it once or twice, carefully poke it with a walking stick a few times, lean over and listen for possible … Continue reading

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How about a spot of decalcomania?…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word golf… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Decalcomania monoprint. 2010. Black acrylic paint on paper with pencil shading. About 16″ x 12″. Well there they are, the little buggers! Nine … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4781…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading: It was warm in the room where around the aged chandelier, with grey little glass pendants like dirty icicles, … Continue reading

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Occult and cursed objects…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s sounds, breaking the silence at 3.30 am were those of neighbourhood marital strife and the repeated slamming of front doors, metal gates and car doors, and the demonstrative revving of engines. (Isn’t ‘revving’ an unusual … Continue reading

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It wants our energy, our personal energy!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one sitting alone in the middle of the cafe sipping at a grande cappuccino, but randomly and simultaneously snatching bits of cake and panino from other people’s plates at surrounding tables. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one sitting in the cinema reaching out to sample popcorn from other people’s tubs… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Whoo! I get all my gates!…’ ‘It’s stars… It’s stars… It’s stars!…’ ‘I be losing my dog … Continue reading

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