Monthly Archives: November 2014

It’s just a jar of jam!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: mellow lemon yellow, mellow lemon yellow, pink, mellow lemon yellow and mellow lemon yellow. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Well, I’m a bit surprised… and shocked…’ ‘Oh?…’ ‘I just can’t understand why you do it…’ ‘Oh?…’ ‘I … Continue reading

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Even in the snow…

But first, Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘plenum’ – it sounds dirty… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey, how about a quick look at another of my recently made mail art postcards? (No. 4488) I think … Continue reading

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Old stuff from PLOP…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the hamsters in the Prime Minister’s sock and underpants drawer. Oh, how we chortled and guffawed behind our handkerchiefs!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I just came across a dusty old copy of PLOP … Continue reading

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Better than sculpture…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s special guests on the show are the Sylvester Stallone look-alike twins Martin and Barry Mude. (applause) (S.S.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a picture (a digitally scanned negative) from my days of old-style black and white film … Continue reading

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Hubbub and misheard lyrics…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s popular, but surprisingly boring artist is Damien Hirst. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> There was a lot of hubbub in the cafe. The cafe was hubbuby. The hubbub and the poor diction of the singers made the words of … Continue reading

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Decalcomania mania…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘moil’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, folks! It’s decalcomania time again!… ‘Yes, but what the hell is decalcomania Dave?…’ I hear you ask. Well, it’s a form of … Continue reading

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Some more smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is ‘Zooterkins!’ – a mild oath, often used by ladies of the court in Elizabeth I’s reign. Why not employ this nice expletive the next time someone bashes a trolley into the backs of … Continue reading

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