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Decalcomania mania…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: Brobdingnagian, fluted, attrite, wappend, ritardando, lupulinic and frothy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I am pleased to see, having just had a peep at the WordPress statistics page, that my post from several years ago … Continue reading

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How about some more smudges?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the look and sound of the word myrrh. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I think I am finally coming to the end of the summer series of charcoal and pencil smudge drawings; I … Continue reading

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Not fed up with the smudges yet Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to first bend back the tin wings of the inspection flap, insert a finger into the orifice and locate the blind flood valve, which will be greasy, press it gently and then release … Continue reading

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What? More smudges Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another one from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave – which I am currently re-reading – it’s great fun! Then the rain began to patter softly against the window: a rillet would … Continue reading

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Oh look, another smudge drawing…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one sitting reading the Financial Times, waving his trunk around, and scowling. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I have mentioned in a recent post (click) I seem to have drifted into doing … Continue reading

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Stella seems to like my scones…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Spevin Kacey and Hene Gackman. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 61. 1994. Pastel on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″ ‘This one’s a bit on the drab side David…’ ‘Hm… What?… I Did … Continue reading

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Stella perks up her tea…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Alfonsino, the Jellynose Fish, the Queen Parrotfish, the Kafue Pike, the Searobin, and the Upside-down Catfish. If you dipped your hand into the water which one would you decide … Continue reading

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