Tag Archives: observations

You know, I think that might be Cupid…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another nice one from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading: The table was laid for two, and a dark Westphalian ham reposed on a dish, amid a … Continue reading

Posted in art, books, brain, composition, cool, Dulltown, Hull.UK., humour, information, learning, observations, photography, puzzle, reading, seeing, serendipity, smiling, surrealism, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How about some TV forensics then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: carburettor cream, manifold mauve, radiator russet, alternator azure, sump sienna, and petroleum puce. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Of course, when you flick around the channels, and land on one of these things that’s just … Continue reading

Posted in adjectives, colours, composition, drama, food, humour, information, poetry, science, serendipity, surrealism, TV, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This is not art. No. 43…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one attempting to drive a vintage motorbike and sidecar, but having trouble using the foot-operated gears and brakes – look out, stand back, here she comes again!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, my dear reader! … Continue reading

Posted in abstract, academia, adjectives, art, colours, composition, creation, Dulltown, giraffe, Hull.UK., humour, information, painting, photography, puzzle, seeing, serendipity, style, surrealism, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Yes, I was feeling quite well, until I…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dance is the Bygdedans from Norway. Come on Stella! Let’s Bygdedans round the kitchen for a while! Look out, mind that big pan of hot porridge bubbling away on the stove!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Do you remember … Continue reading

Posted in brain, celebrities, drama, dreaming, history, humour, observations, seeing, smiling, style, TV, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Ah, those stunning rivulets!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one which was eventually located in a dusty back corner of the bottom drawer of Marie Antoinette’s escritoire. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took back in March – it might seem … Continue reading

Posted in abstract, art, brain, colours, composition, creation, humour, information, observations, photography, seeing, serendipity, weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: viameter, opulus, exeat, patible, fastigiate, boggle, and tosher. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

Posted in abstract, advertising, archeology, art, brain, conversation, cool, creation, Film, Hull.UK., humour, information, observations, overheard, poetry, puzzle, seeing, serendipity, spam, style, surrealism, words, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A slightly fluffy old colour-slide…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: coconut cream, orange orange, rhubarb red, turnip turquoise, apple azure, mandarin mauve, beetroot black, and the gorgeous colour of the pollution in a metropolitan sky towards evening. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the days … Continue reading

Posted in advertising, animals, archeology, colours, Dulltown, Film, history, humour, painting, photography, seeing, serendipity, surrealism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment