Monthly Archives: March 2017

Mail Art Postcard No. 4616…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the possibly onomatopoeic word ‘marble’… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Right then… I’m still not quite on top form after my recent adventures; perhaps this morning I’ll keep it nice and … Continue reading

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Waggling my toes with my socks on in my hospital bed…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s post is dedicated to the jolly good staff of the Hull Royal Infirmary and also to the British National Health Service. (HRI) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, my dedicated readers will probably have noticed that I disappeared from … Continue reading

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A few more small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s Aspidistra is the over-the-top exuberant lush flashy one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 327. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found that someone had nailed my shoes to the floor. A single overheard remark: ‘Peter, … Continue reading

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False mushrooms at Mr. So-and-so’s…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation¬† is from The Adventure of the Dancing Men: Holmes had been seated from some hours in silence with his long, thin back curved over a chemical vessel in which he … Continue reading

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About the size of an egg timer…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a seagull swooping onto a discarded Big Mac. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Excuse me…’ ‘Yes?’ ‘You seem to have been surreptitiously staring at me, for the last ten minutes.’ ‘Oh, … Continue reading

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Their Little Kingdom, with relaxing ¬£1 massage…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting album title is – ‘Intellectuals are the Shoeshine Boys of the Ruling Elite’ – Killdozer (1984) (Killdozer) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it was last summer in a shopping centre here in Dulltown; my attention was immediately … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s American hero is Chuck Berry 1926 – 2017. Come on, let’s listen to the words of Brown-Eyed Handsome Man. ‘Arrested on charges of unemployment he was sitting in the witness stand…’ Of course for ‘brown … Continue reading

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