Tag Archives: existential angst

Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive was apparently a favourite of Queen Elizabeth 1 (1533 – 1603) – God’s death!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  ‘I don’t care if you are right or wrong Tony!…’ ‘Today I was mizz-rep…’ ‘Well, Andrew, it’s a tassel … Continue reading

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The Five Pound Note…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Look out! Here comes the hot tea!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, The Five Pound Note – not very much like Mark Twain’s short story … Continue reading

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Another jumping jiggling linocut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘mellifluous’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How about another of my lino prints? I printed this one earlier this year; it is, as usual, untitled, and on nice thin … Continue reading

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

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the head of President Putin – he’s a very good pourer is Vladimir… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The fragrance for him – half-price sleep event! – a blocked nose? – … Continue reading

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What’s that thud, thud, thud?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old record that it’s really uncool to like is Department S – Is Vic There? (Click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Almost as soon as I set off walking into town last Sunday afternoon I became aware that someone … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 18…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘sweltering’. I think I might swelter for an hour or so later on this afternoon, the BBC weather forecast says it’s going to be ‘humid’ … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to carefully tack the floppy liner down onto a stout board and stand it vertically against a wall, a tree, or a fence; have some baskets of garlic handy and make sure you … Continue reading

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