Mail art postcard No. 4501…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like Marcel Duchamp’s urinal. (U)
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WP F 4501Aha! Another of my quick and simple collage mail art postcards…
Yes… Now then, where did I put that old copy of What’s On TV?… Oh yes, here it is… snip snip snip… a nice fluorescent yellow background for this one I think… Hm… I wonder who these two lasses are… and what odd-looking frocks they are wearing… perhaps they are in some sort of ‘swords and sandals’ series? Are we back in ancient Egypt? Possibly not…
Hold on, Rex!… Don’t look at the eyes!… Don’t look at the eyes!… Now, where’s that line from?… Oh yes, I remember, it’s in that great 1968 Hammer film The Devil Rides Out with good old Christopher Lee… He was always worth watching… Oh, and Charles Gray as Mocata – creepy!… It’s the bit where the scary loinclothed messenger from Satan’s deep flaming pit materialises unexpectedly out of a cloud of smoke in the middle of the pentacle up in the observatory at the top of Simon’s house – oh, what a jolly good film that was!… But I digress…
Yes, dear reader, here’s another of my mail art postcards… Hm… but to whom shall I send this one?… ‘To whom…’ Do you like that?… It sounds very posh and clever doesn’t it?… You could imagine Christopher Lee holding this card up by its edges in his long elegant fingers and coming out with that…

About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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