Category Archives: advertising

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

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: The wind had risen and had a dry taut feeling, tossing the tops of trees, and making the swung arc-light up the side street … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4643…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s alligator is the one arguing about the price of toothpicks in the queue for the supermarket checkout. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How about glancing at one of my Mail Art postcards dear reader?… Yes, just another simple collage … Continue reading

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It’s in the air we breath you know…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s slow motion image is the one of a waiter tripping slightly and a bowl of hot tomato soup landing in the Lord Mayor’s lap. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You may recall dear reader that last December I showed … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4630…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s stupid sounding remark is ‘Very fantastic!’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey! How’s this for a mail art postcard?… Yes, a simple collage on bright card using snippets from that awful British TV listings magazine What’s On TV. I … Continue reading

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Decalcomania!…mania!…mania!…mania!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one networking round the guests trying to get them to buy more insurance. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, you guessed it, this post is about decalcomania. This is a monoprint (black acrylic … Continue reading

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

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: Out of the apartment houses come women who should be young but have faces like stale beer, men with pull-down hats and quick eyes … Continue reading

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Drama down the marina…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s penguin is the one that doesn’t bother with the cute way of walking. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now here’s a photo packed with meaning and emotion! The trouble is, I’m not sure what the meaning or the emotion … Continue reading

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