Monthly Archives: February 2018

The thugs will have to stop!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: wretched white, banana blue, oxen orange, vole violet, punk pink, and gripe green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I think the colours are much better on the cover than they are inside the book – it’s … Continue reading

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This not art No. 23…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to slither and shuffle into dark corners and for coins to fidget and clank about in deep trouser pockets. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, dear reader, don’t you love the carefree uninhibited style … Continue reading

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Doom from heaven…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one having trouble with the TV remote – she’s searching for a programme with David Attenborough in it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Friday afternoon I was walking through the town centre; … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is Purpure – the heraldic name for the colour purple. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘A dog-piece?…’ ‘The arses are chocky?’ ‘They were crying apples – right on!’ ‘No, Bo, be fair!…’ ‘How are you getting on … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4637…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is: Quiet as two mice… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another of my mail art postcards – a simple collage on bright card using clippings from that cheap British TV listings rag – What’s … Continue reading

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More spam than you could shake a stick at…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instructions are: ladle the juice out of the tub and retain it in small earthenware jars, rub the dachshund’s paws with a moist cloth, put several coloured rubber bands around your bicycle pump, tune all … Continue reading

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Avenger Trek revisited…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual and interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the flukes of Moby Dick – although this pot is easy in the hand, it is unfortunately a rather awkward pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, I see … Continue reading

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