Category Archives: painting

This is not art. No. 18…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘sweltering’. I think I might swelter for an hour or so later on this afternoon, the BBC weather forecast says it’s going to be ‘humid’ … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 37…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive is an Australian one – Bovril! It is a euphemism for Bullshit! – Bovril being an old-fashioned dark beefy sticky meat extract often consumed diluted in hot water as a revolting salty drink. (B) … Continue reading

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It was a mere speck on Condor’s screen…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story: The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton: Holmes: “See here!” He took a neat little leather case out of a drawer, and opening it he … Continue reading

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Decibels of dirty socks…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: cockled, discal, manifold, suffruticose, noematical, doited, and wanwordy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it was everywhere, she dared not relax her vigilance… No, no, it’s alright, it’s just another junk shop 1960s cheap pulp … Continue reading

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Spatter painting No. 26…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: omelette orange, brawn brown, lemon lemon, radish red, pilchard pink, toast turquoise, grouse grey, and apple azure. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You might recall dear reader, a few months back, my mentioning knocking out some more … Continue reading

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Have you ever heard of…?

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word pendulous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Anyone here heard of Gertrude Hermes?… No? Well, I hadn’t either, until last week. I wonder if her surname is pronounced like the … Continue reading

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Yes, but would one?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: pompous purple, gargantuan grey, Bodmin black, sepulchral sepia, kicking khaki and rotund ruby. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> (For best effect his piece should read out loud by two decent actors.) ‘Ah, look, here’s a … Continue reading

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