Category Archives: art

You know, I think that might be Cupid…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another nice one from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading: The table was laid for two, and a dark Westphalian ham reposed on a dish, amid a … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 43…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one attempting to drive a vintage motorbike and sidecar, but having trouble using the foot-operated gears and brakes – look out, stand back, here she comes again!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, my dear reader! … Continue reading

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Ah, those stunning rivulets!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one which was eventually located in a dusty back corner of the bottom drawer of Marie Antoinette’s escritoire. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took back in March – it might seem … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: viameter, opulus, exeat, patible, fastigiate, boggle, and tosher. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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What happens when someone cuts your rope…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: arapaima, areometer, arabin, araba, aquarelle, aptote, and zoiatria. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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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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Doom goes undercover…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: today’s joke is the one about the British Prime Minister – no, sorry, that’s not right – the British Prime Minister is the joke… (Boris) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I had nipped out to post a postcard the other … Continue reading

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