Tag Archives: 1980s

Dangerous monochrome aesthetics…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is: as drunk as two lords. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another picture from my jolly days of old-style film and stinky darkroom photography – this is a digital scan of the 35mm negative, … Continue reading

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The PCCP in the City of Culture…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured vegetable is the dusty and morose sweet potato slouching against a full carton of milk on the kitchen worktop. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well dear reader, I hope you are not easily upset by what the TV … Continue reading

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At the pier, 1980s…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: tepid, bogus, mnemotechnic, retrousse, suffruticose, varved, and bulbous. I really must try to slip ‘mnemotechnic’ into my conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture from my days of old-style, black and white, … Continue reading

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‘Miss Winter Wonderland’ 1980s…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to place a colourful tea cosy on your head, wear the heaviest boots that you have, draw on a black moustache using burnt cork, and stamp up and down the escalators of your … Continue reading

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‘Poem 23’ a Hull barge…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ellipse is the one that is so plump we might as well call it a circle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Does anyone know what slides are?… No, not things from a children’s playground, but 35mm ‘slides’ in the … Continue reading

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The saint on the shed…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: rocky, dissonant, oxytone, glumiferous, decollated, pithy, and nunty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another picture (a scanned 35mm negative) from my days of old-style, film and darkroom, black and white photography; this was probably … Continue reading

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In the corner shop…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s smell, which covers the whole city, is that of manure. They spread it on the land in the East Riding and the winds bring it across for us. (East Riding) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another picture from … Continue reading

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