Category Archives: animals

Mail art postcard No. 4676…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s made-up word is pluffage. I am open to suggestions as to what this word might mean – for example, the arrangement of feathers on a duck’s underbelly? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear! This really is horrible, isn’t … Continue reading

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A slightly fluffy old colour-slide…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: coconut cream, orange orange, rhubarb red, turnip turquoise, apple azure, mandarin mauve, beetroot black, and the gorgeous colour of the pollution in a metropolitan sky towards evening. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the days … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one trying on summer sun hats in Harrods. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 416. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was trying to update my cookies and privacy policy. A single … Continue reading

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Strangeness and serendipity in the town centre…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s made up word is, cremolstice. (Your search did not match any documents.) If this were a real word, what do you think it might mean? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture I took in the centre of … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4669…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a whinnying horse. A very poor pourer, this one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear, this is a bit unpleasant, isn’t it? But hold hard dear reader, … Continue reading

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Reeds, rushes, grasses? Not sure…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the embarrassed one who has just sat down, squashing the host’s new and expensive red leather Chesterfield flat to the floor – what a crack it made when it went!… … Continue reading

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Doom in the early hours…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one in the cafe sipping a grande latte and tapping away on four tablets and two phones at the same time. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, quite late last night (or was it early this … Continue reading

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