Category Archives: seeing

Above the eye line at the Golden Bengal…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Harry Bleachbaker 1976, a novel by N. F. Simpson: (NFS) …Mrs Treplachly, who among many other ventures in the general field of sympathizing ran her own School of Sympathizing in Lower Regent … Continue reading

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18th c. copy and paste…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: frosty, ornithic, irenic, chaffing, azygous, lateritious, and spongy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’ve always warmed to artists with funny names – László Moholy-Nagy, Karl Schmidt-Rotluff, Richard Dadd, Pauline Boty, Giorgio de Chirico, Otto Dix, … Continue reading

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Do you like wetness?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Dicky Attenborough drinking cups of tea in the desert during the filming of Flight of the Phoenix. (F o t P) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I … Continue reading

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This is not art – No. 25…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word naturalistically – it has far too many syllables in it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mm… this morning I was torn between calling this photograph This is Not Art … Continue reading

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Well, I didn’t think that I’d ever…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: arapaima, fogash, grivet, pistareen, tuppence, mvule, and zumbooruk. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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Oh, I do like a nice display on the shelves…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: barycentric, subitaneous, warbling, geanticlinal, complected, and sweaty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, it’s not a very arty photograph. Still, this is quite a collection, isn’t it? I think this picture was ‘captured’ a year … Continue reading

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Shall we watch the TV forensics tonight?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the MGM lion, here, I’ll show you how to make him roar, just pass me that pencil… (MGM) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It is all true of course!… Well, I … Continue reading

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