Mail Art Postcard No. 4648…

But first…
Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:
… he was running hard, with occasional little springs, such as a weary man gives who is little accustomed to set any tax upon his legs. As he ran he jerked his hands up and down, waggled his head, and writhed his face into the most extraordinary contortions.
“What on earth is the matter with him?” I asked, “He is looking up at the numbers of the houses.”
“I believe he is coming here,” said Holmes, rubbing his hands…

Yet another mail art postcard, yet another simple collage on unpleasantly bright card using clippings from that tawdry dumbed-down British TV listings magazine What’s On TV.
Now, dear reader, is this cute enough for you? I don’t think you could handle anything more cute and cheeky than this… or could you?…
I suppose I could try to say something about this lovely and intricate piece of work, but there’s not a lot to say…
Me, I’m not very good at nature and wildlife, so I’m not at all sure what this beast is – he probably looks a lot better and more identifiable when he’s dry – do you think he’s (I am, you may notice, for no reason at all, assuming that this is a ‘he’ and not a ‘she’ – perhaps it’s the hairy face?) shouting out, “I just had a fish, and it was this big! But it got away…”
Suppose I told you that this beast isn’t as he looks, about a foot tall, but is really the size of double-decker bus, or a modest office block – a mutated raging behemoth from the ocean’s depths, rising up to complain about the state of the plastic infested polluted water? “You bloody humans – you just don’t give a shit do you?…” he chirps…

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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5 Responses to Mail Art Postcard No. 4648…

  1. Awww, he looks like a little otter reaching for hugs 🙂 How adorable….and on a sweet pink background too. Dave, I didn’t realise you were such a softie! 😀

  2. Sharon Mann says:

    You cards are always open to interpretation…”Humans are the monsters” and this otter is trying to communicate… “enough already, you are ruining my world.” Hope you are having a splendid Sunday Dave.

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