Tag Archives: Doom

Doom in a sandwich…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: burnt burgundy, leaping lemon, reckless russet, manky mauve, bottle blue, fabulous fawn and godforsaken green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was Thursday, yes, yesterday afternoon it was, in the middle of town, near the still fenced-off … Continue reading

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Hovering in the thermals…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Screaming Jay Hawkins playing a hand or two of whist with a couple of toffs in the Carlton Club in St James’s, London, … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from The Adventure of the Cardboard Box: Watson: Finding that Holmes was too absorbed for conversation I had tossed aside the barren paper, and leaning back in my chair … Continue reading

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Stella plumps for bourbons…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a mouse scurrying across dusty joists in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole No. 1. (1991) Charcoal and pencil on paper, probably about … Continue reading

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Metallic Doom in the early hours…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one embarrassing everybody by balancing on her front feet with her back legs waving in the air like she used to do in the circus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The phone rang … Continue reading

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Doom in cuffs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the baboon-like god Baba. His attributes are: aggression, virility, the penis being the bolt of heaven’s door or the mast of the underworld boat. (Baba) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I was walking past … Continue reading

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Stella and the stolen fingers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s eel is the unshaven one in the dirty grey suit smoking a hand-rolled cigarette in the pub doorway. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 25 (1992). Charcoal and pencil on paper probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Yes?… Who’s … Continue reading

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