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Two snaps from Dulltown UK…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting down her smart phone while everyone is trying to enjoy the BBC Proms from the Royal Albert Hall on the TV. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I really must try to … Continue reading

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Stella and the slices…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me sharing a pot of tea with Marilyn Monroe in the pavilion at Lords Cricket Ground in 1956. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘The Nature of Art’ (2005). Pencil … Continue reading

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Monochrome in the attic flat…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and the Dalai Lama in 1938 sitting on a roadside bench drinking tea and chatting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another picture, a digitally scanned 35mm negative, … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4520…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me playing a game of real tennis with the Duke of Edinburgh in 1952. (RT) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here comes another of my quick and silly Mail … Continue reading

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Doom with Music…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s old snapshot is the one of me and Howard Hughes sitting in the cockpit of the ‘Spruce Goose’. (S.G.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In Queen Victoria Square here in Dulltown city centre there is often a chap who … Continue reading

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The waiting birds…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the idea of shrubbery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another old black and white picture, a scanned 35mm negative, from my days of old-style film and darkroom photography. It is really nice … Continue reading

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Domestic Matters…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s snapshot is the one of me shaking hands with Woodrow Wilson on the lawn of the White House in 1919. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I’m sorry I missed your call yesterday, I was in, but I couldn’t get … Continue reading

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