Tag Archives: film

Mostly black and white, as you might expect…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word gooseberry. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> An acquaintance of mine, whom I haven’t seen for a year or two, sent me a message on a social medium (social media) … 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 wrinkled old Polaroid snapshot is the one of me and Harrison Ford drinking Cup-a-Soups on the set of Raiders of the Lost Ark back in 1980. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Skin friendly – an epic range of slots! … Continue reading

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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to tremble in their shoes, and for coins to jingle in pockets slightly more quietly than usual. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 364. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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A sort of old film review…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual start to a story is that of Cordwainer Smith‘s The Crime and Glory of Commander Suzdal (1964): Do not read this story; turn the page quickly. The story may upset you. Anyhow, you probably … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 24…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: Rubicon russet, yaffle yellow, biplane blue, gazette green, fog fawn, and Brobdingnagian black. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Spatter Painting No. 24. 2015. Acrylic paint and black ink on drawing paper about 28″ x 21″. The word … Continue reading

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That’s an odd composition Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old and little used expletive is Whirligigs! – a euphemism for the more common Balls! or Bollocks! I think I might try slipping it into conversation today, I’m sure it will trigger a few raised … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: creeping crimson, rumpled ruby, voluble violet, guttural green, acrobatic azure, and bobbin brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 355. I’m sorry I’m late, but I slipped on some discarded mushy peas. A … Continue reading

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