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Mail art postcard. No. 4526…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s spontaneous combined food and insult is – You, you burger bugger!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha! Another of my mail art postcards – a simple collage on bright card using clippings from that awful and tawdry British TV … Continue reading

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I’m connecting heaviness…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s useless birthday present is a cardboard box of Elton John vinyl albums. Note: I have mentioned this before, but, isn’t it odd that in his 1985 hit song Nikita – he clearly sings ‘Nakita’ all … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the wasp in the Chancellor’s trousers – oh how we all chortled back in the basement at No. 11!… (No. 11) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Swirling away, swirling away, it was quite a … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is Lord Lyon King of Arms – the chief herald in Scotland. (L L K of A) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh good! Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4605…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: arbalest, replum, ultion, chevrotain, winze, porrect, and lixiviation. 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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The elegant rip and some local flotsam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Raymond Chandler sitting drinking whisky and watching the sun go down over Sunset Boulevard in 1949. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Right then, I really must get … Continue reading

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Stella and the item of found apparel…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Marlon Brando sitting eating cheese sandwiches on the set of Streetcar Named Desire in 1950 – I was remarking to him what a … Continue reading

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