Monthly Archives: September 2018

Just a few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one getting angry whilst trying on woollen sweaters in Marks and Spencer’s clothing department – apparently none of the colours suit him. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 383. I’m sorry I’m … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: viseogenic, gonophore, atrabilious, opisometer, frazil, and opificer. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor fail … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4644…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novelty pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a large anvil being dropped onto a nicely tiled floor. (Hm…) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah! This is proper surrealism, isn’t it?… Mail art postcard No. 4644. … Continue reading

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Shredded white and ancient history…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: moon mauve, rapacious red, wallaby white, grunting grey, octave orange, and that funny dirty yellow ochre that someone has sprayed on their grey wheelie bin. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, today I think we’ll … Continue reading

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The ancient Roman oil lamp…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the cookie-cutter shark, the kissing gourami, Peters’ elephantnose fish, the threadfin bream, and the yellowfin croaker. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I was in secondary school we didn’t have a proper art teacher … Continue reading

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It’s Avenger-Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a villainous chuckle from the dusty corner of a darkened chamber. An excellent pourer, but it does cool the tea somewhat. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I love … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 29…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old U.S. expletive is – I’ll be John Browned! A rather pissy watered down euphemism for – I’ll be Goddamned! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Doh! I’ll never get up to date with posting my photos from a year … Continue reading

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