Category Archives: colours

Two very nice colours…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a country trying to leave the European Union without causing too much upset… This teapot is a very messy pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, dear reader, … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 33…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: sticky, crenellated, Sotadic, theotechnic, mancando, cubiform, and bubbly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, dear reader, what do you make of this one? For me it has the feel of something vaguely Japanese. Is this … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4680…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s newly arrived Christmas card with plenty of glitter and a grinning snowman on it, signed by an unknown person with an indecipherable signature, seems to be sent from Penzance in Cornwall. I don’t know anyone … 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 carefully selected colours are: Merkel mauve, Corbyn crimson, Putin pink, Macron maroon, Tusk tan, Junker jade, and Trump taupe. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Helps minimise the look of deep wrinkles – a good Sunday roast – our bonus … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 32…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food item and insult is – you barmy barm cake!… (click) [Note: Strangely, the spell checker just wanted to turn ‘barm cake’ into ‘car maker’.] >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’m almost tempted to not say anything at … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen colours are: Bulawayo blue, Adelaide azure, Yalta yellow, Baton Rouge, Göttingen green, Vicksburg violet, and Filey faun. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Everyone moos – oh, what a heavy comb can do…’ ‘Who is happy now? The groaning … Continue reading

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A photograph with ‘meaning’?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s 1958 play A Resounding Tinkle – in this scene the character ‘author’ is discussing theatre criticism: And in this search for a meaning we have some very good allies … Continue reading

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