Category Archives: advertising

So what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: yawning, higgledy-piggledy, nympholeptic, horometrical, chimeric, antipyretic, sternutative, and boxy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Fast 4G and wi-Fi! – that dogs will love! – find your perfect relaxation! – get the SIM that’s just right … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4622…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – You, you onion bumpkin!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… Hang on – dear reader, are you fed up with me saying ‘whoa!’ all the time? I would be, if I were an … Continue reading

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Why would you draw matchboxes?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one wearing the T-shirt with a picture of Donald Trump on it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As an ageing artist, it really is a bit of struggle keeping track of the all … Continue reading

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On the upper deck…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – As white as two sheets… (Oops! I think I might have done this one before, still, never mind.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear, I’m still well over a year behind with showing … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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I was just passing the barber’s shop…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is impalement: the placing of two coats of arms side by side on a single shield. (Impalement) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s one I took earlier this month – is there enough verticality in it for … Continue reading

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Excuse me, is this the right shop?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fine old expletive is – Bugger!… ‘Originally, to call someone a Bugger meant simply that you thought he/she was a heretic. The word comes from Bulgar, after an 11th c. sect of Bulgarian heretics.’ From … Continue reading

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