Monthly Archives: December 2015

Clever twanging…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will be composed of: grey slabs, wet glue at the horizon, tired dirty birds, streaks of brown twirling smoke, aerial scudding, and the dark smell of composting leaves. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have nearly come to … Continue reading

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Two brief items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word bismuth. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> If only… Wouldn’t it be great if there was a place… a place you could go… just once in a while, a place … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4521…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: dodecastyle, pintado, roop, spalpeen, fascine, and boustrophedon. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should Mrs Mouldie … Continue reading

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A thick coating of mildew is formed…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sounds are: gurgle, rumble, chirp, chirp, chirp, rumble, and gurgle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I need knowledge… I need information… I could do with a quick dip into the world of the early 20th c. Yes, I need … Continue reading

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Can’t stop spattering…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word buzzard. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I just can’t stop spattering! This is Spatter Painting No. 16; it is on medium-thick Bockingford watercolour paper and is about 28″ … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise in the night…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting on about his recent holiday in Zambia. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, anyway, at 3.30 this morning the phone rang; I knew it would be bad news. Yes, a drunken … Continue reading

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Some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Christmas card is the one which sheds its bloody green glitter everywhere… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 276. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was foolishly mixing up my cosines and tangents. A single … Continue reading

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