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Filling the time with lino…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s nice word is the verb to sidle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Do you get out much these days, Dave?…’ Ha! What a very silly question! But since I’m in the house a lot, these very strange and scary … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s your new lino print then Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, only a few days left!): Today’s interesting fish names are: the Yellowtail Amberjack, the Slipmouth, the Tubeshoulder, the Pineapplefish, the Opah, and the Handfish. If you were dining in a posh restaurant and wanted to … Continue reading

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Ah, the replacement cloud linocut…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Famie Joxx and Dudi Jench. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Some time ago I was musing on, and looking out of a bus window at, a big heavy grey cloud with a flat bottom that … Continue reading

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Look out! Here comes a lino print!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s very old expletive is, By the Mackins! My book on swearing (Bozzimaccoo: Origins & Meanings of Oaths and Swear Words by Mary Marshall [1975]) says it is, ‘Early, (a) rather uncouth corruption of Marry or … Continue reading

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Lino print. 2018…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word jutting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, the smell of the expensive oil-based black black ink, the shush shush hiss hiss of the roller, the brayer, as it spreads … Continue reading

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Four fairly interesting things…

But First… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Rudy Giuliani lookalike twins, Rachel and Sandra Blither – come on in, waddle across and take a seat on the sofa – my, you two are looking stylish today! Love those … Continue reading

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Linoprint with curves and stars…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: interramal, swither, geognosy, comedo, zufolo, and reim-kennar. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. As the professor and … Continue reading

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The latest linocut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: cothurnus, cote-hardy, cottar, coticular, costrel, and beslubber. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor deliver … Continue reading

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…and back to the lino printing…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s useless birthday present is a pair of tickets for a Mumford & Sons concert… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose this picture is of what people call ‘work in progress’ or WIP – I have only come across … Continue reading

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A linocut from 2014…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s unconnected words are: tremble, schist, candelabra, gum, onions, and thermometer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It seems a while since I forced you to look at one of my linocut prints – here’s one, I don’t think you’ve seen … Continue reading

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Another lino print anyone?

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Captain Beefheart quote is: ‘The wheel driver sparkled like an Indian flint…’ The Captain. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Look! Here is another of my lino prints. The image is about 8″ by 6″ on white drawing paper and … Continue reading

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Time for another lino print…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the fat banker tripping over the pile of coins and banknotes his two small children were playing with on the marble floor. Oh, how we chortled up our sleeves… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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