Monthly Archives: November 2018

This is not art. No. 32…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food item and insult is – you barmy barm cake!… (click) [Note: Strangely, the spell checker just wanted to turn ‘barm cake’ into ‘car maker’.] >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’m almost tempted to not say anything at … Continue reading

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That’s right Joe! Punch him!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the Bleak, the Bronze Corydoras, the Climbing Perch, the Dottyback, the Elastmobranch, and the Hickory Shad. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> “Take that, you squarehead!” Goodness me, what’s all this? Well, it’s just a nicely … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4528…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: lethargic, sponsal, lozenged, collenchymatous, bathmic, sextodecimos, and rotund. Hm, I do like the sound of ‘bathmic’ – I’ve already forgotten what it means, I must look it up again… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yet … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a diving Messerschmitt in an old black and white film. It looks great, but a very mess pourer… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh good! Another email from … Continue reading

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Just one or two smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fish names are: the Tonguefish, the Rock Beauty, the Rockweed Gunnel, the Longnose Whiptail Catfish, the Eelpout, and the Ghost Shark. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 389. I’m sorry I’m late, but I became … Continue reading

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Forensic science, ellipses, and pencils…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Alfred Hitchcock having a flaming row on the set of Dial M For Murder in 1953. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, having managed to do only … Continue reading

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Come on up and try us!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the name Bunty – for me it sounds too much like an adjective. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Let me show you an old photograph of mine, it was probably taken … Continue reading

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