Category Archives: religion

Spatter painting No. 35…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing today as a heron, is the god Bennu. His main cult centre is Heliopolis and his associations are: Solar, Rebirth. (Bennu) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Spatter painting No. 35. (2016) Acrylic paint and black … Continue reading

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Just some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Armored searobin, the Clingfish, the Glowlight danio, the Houndshark, and the Sand stargazer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 381. I’m sorry I’m late, but I needed to dust … Continue reading

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Posh kids talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Brigitte Bardot splashing around in the Trafalgar Square fountain in 1966. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was all set to do one of my ‘snatches of … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: cosmopolitan, crumpled, sizzling, mammonistic, hiemal, phyllophageous, and sodden. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 380. I’m sorry I’m late, but I decided to change the strings on my twelve-string guitar. A … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 27…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, the one with the single feather headdress and the nice feathery arms, is the Goddess Maat. Her associations are: order, truth, justice. (Maat) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Striking isn’t it? And eye-catching too! I reckon … Continue reading

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The smell of spam in the morning…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the honk of a distant steamship on a cold cold December night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I’m sure you are aware dear reader, I occasionally share a selection from … Continue reading

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A quick serendipitous snap…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is the final one from my copy of the ‘novel’ Harry Bleachbaker (1976) by N F Simpson – rather than choosing a part of the text, this is an extract from the blurb on … Continue reading

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