Monthly Archives: March 2015

Oh, those lovely fishes!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘Escarp’ – the bank or wall immediately in front of and below the rampart. It is often the inner side of the fosse. My escarp was the inner side of my fosse; … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard No. 4499…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a thought. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I think that it might be time to show you another of my recent mail art postcards dear reader: Whoa! Now this is scary! … Continue reading

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The tiny sculpture…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s warthog is the one flicking cigar ash out of the window of his BMW as he waits at the lights. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I suppose all this ‘art school days reminiscences/old sculpture resurrection’ thing might be … Continue reading

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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s 18th c. English expletive is ‘Splice my old shoes!’ – actually my old shoes do need splicing – I might splice them this afternoon if I have time. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 245. … Continue reading

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Messing with letters… Jobstinate?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: optime, opobalsam, oppidan, operculum, opopanax, and wheeple. 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

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‘The Spanish Legions!’ tinkled the pieces…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for bankers to invent a handy pocket-sized coin worth one billion dollars to make their day-to-day lives a bit more manageable. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s strange… it’s weird… and it’s eerie… Yes dear reader, … Continue reading

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Crush and Monty in Dulltown…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will feature aerial slabs of sticky lard with a backdrop of white spotted azure sheets hanging out to dry – in the afternoon there may be spatters of heavenly bullets towards the coast. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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