Tag Archives: colour

A premonition – Trump behind bars…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word giddy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When visiting town I often walk past a hotel, a typical modern cheap-looking building, part of a nationwide chain of such drab things. … Continue reading

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A bit of science in the cafe…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Bodmin brown, Vancouver violet, Tallahassee turquoise, Minsk mauve, Bulawayo blue, Osaka orange, and Reykjavik red. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When preparing to drink tea in the cafe I usually take the teabag (green) out … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4781…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today‚Äôs quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading: It was warm in the room where around the aged chandelier, with grey little glass pendants like dirty icicles, … Continue reading

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Strangeness and serendipity in the town centre…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s made up word is, cremolstice. (Your search did not match any documents.) If this were a real word, what do you think it might mean? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture I took in the centre of … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 42…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found in the dust at the bottom of Tutankhamen’s sarcophagus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I find the juxtapositions of colours, textures and styles completely overwhelming in this extraordinary piece – I even … Continue reading

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Dave, stop it! It’s just a roof…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: apple violet, mushroom jade, meringue orange, peach black, blueberry green, cauliflower red, and battleship yellow. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday afternoon I was sauntering down a nearby main road; for some reason my … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4669…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a whinnying horse. A very poor pourer, this one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear, this is a bit unpleasant, isn’t it? But hold hard dear reader, … Continue reading

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