Category Archives: prints

Another jumping jiggling linocut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘mellifluous’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How about another of my lino prints? I printed this one earlier this year; it is, as usual, untitled, and on nice thin … Continue reading

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You want sprinkles with that?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a man with a double plumed headdress, or ram-headed, or frog-headed, is the god Amun. His cult centres are Thebes and Hermopolis Magna, his attributes being: king of gods, primeval, … Continue reading

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Curves with Michael, Shirley, and Herbert…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s 15th. c 16th. c English expletive is ‘Birladie’ – an early oath on the Blessed Virgin –  a contraction of By our lady. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear Diary, Yesterday afternoon, after a small meal of tinned Danish … 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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A linocut from last year…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is ‘Quarry’ (or quarrel). A small diamond-shaped pane with which medieval windows were glazed. The term can also apply to any small quadrangular opening in the tracery of a window. I have one … Continue reading

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The enigmatic lino print explained…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s mock Victorian expletive, made up by Charles Dickens for one of his characters (so as to not offend his readers with a real oath) is ‘Ding me!…’ It sounds quite modern to me, ding me … Continue reading

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Decalcomania! Decalcomania!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature tetrahedron shaped hailstones, round clouds that have the face of Donald Trump, birds hiding in low shrubs, strong gusts that smell of salt, and the sun setting in grey monochrome. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Gosh, … Continue reading

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