Category Archives: creation

Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Gel Mibson and Smaggie Mith. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was their first house purchase, a modest two bedroom red brick terraced house in a run-down part of town, but Rudolph and Betty Cubbs … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4781…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today‚Äôs quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading: It was warm in the room where around the aged chandelier, with grey little glass pendants like dirty icicles, … Continue reading

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Oh look, another smudge drawing…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one sitting reading the Financial Times, waving his trunk around, and scowling. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I have mentioned in a recent post (click) I seem to have drifted into doing … Continue reading

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Some more of those spare Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Dichael Mouglas and Jenda Glackson. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> And speaking of names, a few good names in a story can do a lot to perk up the reader’s mental image of the characters, … Continue reading

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Going crazy-crazy with the charcoal smudges…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s nice fish names are: the Antarctic icefish, the clown loach, the grunt, the dusky grouper, the eagle ray, and the killifish. Which one of these would you least like to get stuck in a broken … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 42…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found in the dust at the bottom of Tutankhamen’s sarcophagus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I find the juxtapositions of colours, textures and styles completely overwhelming in this extraordinary piece – I even … 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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