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It’s either brilliant, or it’s very boring Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: incorrigible, centesimal, ratiocinative, umquhile*, preterite and gullible. (* Apparently this one is Scottish.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Do have a look at a picture I took back in July here in Dulltown; it’s not … Continue reading

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This is not art No. 41…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one talking on eight phones at once. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This fine painting is unfortunately not signed; it is approximately 1.6 metres by 1.2 metres in size. It is uncertain whether the main vertically … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 37…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive is an Australian one – Bovril! It is a euphemism for Bullshit! – Bovril being an old-fashioned dark beefy sticky meat extract often consumed diluted in hot water as a revolting salty drink. (B) … Continue reading

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Lino, ink, and waffle…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s piece of cheese is that rather smug wedge¬†of Stilton. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Another of my untitled lino prints from 2011. This one is on A4 size paper. I suppose that is all there is to say about … Continue reading

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What is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: ‘grasping’, ‘magnificent’, ‘dirty’, ‘sodden’, and ‘charming’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Because of its soft creamy texture – lite life! – sweet nutty flavour – with 38 percent less fat – the savings don’t stop there! – … Continue reading

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Sounds like sour grapes to me Dave…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Bela Bartok’s string quartet No.1 in A minor, known as ‘The Shite-hawk Shuffle’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Being a successful artist must be wonderful: the adulation, the money, the prestige, the lifestyle… … Continue reading

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Artist’s statements…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s piece of classical music is Mozart’s ‘Double Concerto for Clarinet and Meat Pie’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here, I am recycling another old post from the period when my blog was on Myspace – oh, dark days of … Continue reading

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