Category Archives: sweating

Perspiration is not thereby too much encouraged…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old and wrinkled black and white snapshot is the one of me and Boris Karloff in 1952, in our whites, batting at the crease for the Hollywood Cricket Team. (HCC) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Old books feel a … Continue reading

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Science and films spoiled…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, ‘As old as two Methuselahs’. Note: You have to be a bit careful Googling the name Methuselah to check the spelling – you might be directed to meth use LA…. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … 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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Mail Art Postcard No. 4643…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s alligator is the one arguing about the price of toothpicks in the queue for the supermarket checkout. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How about glancing at one of my Mail Art postcards dear reader?… Yes, just another simple collage … Continue reading

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Installing a silly extra socket for almost no reason…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Victorian English expletive is ‘ruddy!’. One of the most frowned upon expletives of that time was, for some reason, the word ‘bloody’ – I don’t think it was upsetting for what it actually meant, but … Continue reading

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That ad for the Rialtos gig…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old wrinkled Polaroid snapshot is the one of me and Dustin Hoffman drinking Coca-cola and eating doughnuts on the set of Midnight Cowboy in 1968. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear reader, this is a blatantly promotional blog post. … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4538…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘spurious’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s another Dave Whatt mail art postcard, (these will be worth a fortune one day) a simple collage on fluorescent card using … Continue reading

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