Tag Archives: black and white photography

Chair and Razor Barb…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of Vladimir Putin’s voice when he has a cold. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Dave!…’ ‘Yes?’ ‘Are you deliberately showing us the most boring picture in your collection?’ ‘Well, … 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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Wuff wuff! Keep away!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘Pomme’ – a green roundel – I suppose one should say, ‘A roundel vert’ if one was trying to get into the lingo of heraldry. Really your roundel is (from the French) … Continue reading

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A picture of the wind…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: allerion, pennill, swissing, ventose, ianthine, and replevy. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Extra marks will … 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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F and L in North Humberside…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sweet potato is the one shaped like a pencil sharpener. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another scanned 35mm negative, a picture from my days of old-style, film and darkroom, black and white photography. It probably dates from the … Continue reading

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