Category Archives: advertising

It’s just spuds Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word – cloying. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took back in August. It’s a pretty simple photo this one, but I do like it. No, no! … Continue reading

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

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one working in the coffee house, successfully serving four or more customers simultaneously. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A bed to be proud of – what a day it’s been! – big top shows! – more … Continue reading

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Would you like some more spam with that?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: wroath, pastern, byssus, nyctitropism, circumforaneous, and perseity. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will conduct … Continue reading

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It’s either brilliant, or it’s very boring Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: incorrigible, centesimal, ratiocinative, umquhile*, preterite and gullible. (* Apparently this one is Scottish.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Do have a look at a picture I took back in July here in Dulltown; it’s not … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4768…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the look and sound of the word obfuscate. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ho ho ho ho!… Yes, here’s another of my famous Mail Art postcards – a simple collage on bright card using … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading: Martha threw off her orange peignoir, and as she drew back her elbows to adjust a necklace her angelically lovely … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4611…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s very juicy sounding word is, molybdenum. (M) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another of my silly mail art postcards – a simple collage on bright card using cuttings from that asinine British TV listings magazine What’s On TV. … Continue reading

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