Category Archives: photography

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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Hey, did you see Hugh Laurie in town?…

But fist… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one playing a rowdy game of snooker with a drunken hippopotamus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I am going to apologise right now, here at the start of this post. This is all … Continue reading

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Running from the mannequins…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘teleology’. I dare you to look it up – that sort of thing makes me shudder! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo from about a year ago. … Continue reading

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Look, they’re just about the same size…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like an Alpine avalanche. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I write all this bloggy stuff sitting on a old swivel office chair in a scruffy little back room of my house that … Continue reading

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Onions and eyes – fun in the kitchen with Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fish with the funny name is the Tompot Blenny. (TB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, you see… it’s no good chopping up onions on your nice cutting board is it? Onions do have a tang and a pong … Continue reading

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It started with just a battery on the pavement…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘realm’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, what about these artists who make simulacra of, or produce images of, ordinary things in the world so expertly that it makes … Continue reading

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Ecstasy, gambling, and a limb…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: mofussil, mofette, moggan, mohur, mobby, mockado, and femerell. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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