Tag Archives: existential angst

So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Orson Welles lookalike twins are Sally and Melinda Bloot. Come on, waddle up, and sit on the sofa and chat with us for a few minutes – I love your padding and convincing beards by … Continue reading

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Distant galaxies, or just bird shit?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: arcanum, araeometer, arbalest, aptote, archegonium, argand, and beslubber. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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Squirming decalcomania…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word word… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Look out! Here comes some black acrylic paint and graphite!… Decalcomania monoprint. 2010. Black acrylic paint and pencil on white drawing paper about … Continue reading

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Thinking of getting some art…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word quench. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Do you have any art, on your walls?’ ‘Hm, let me think… Well, not really.’ ‘What do you mean by “not really”?’ ‘Well, … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a large threatening cumulonimbus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 392. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had a bit of trouble with my sump. A rather … Continue reading

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I think it’s time for a lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word entablature. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Lino print in oil based ink on nice thin Kizuki paper about A4 in size. Is it ‘contrasty’ enough for you dear reader? … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s really nice fish names are: the Canary Rockfish, the Cherubfish, the Flabby Whale Fish, the Luminous Hake, and the Barbeled Houndshark. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Wendy, it’s just like a mound-full.’ ‘Just check the diameter Paul, the old … Continue reading

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