Category Archives: design

Oh, just a few smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unzip the two outer flaps and nonchalantly flick them back; slip a wooden metre rule inside and jiggle it about to free up any residual stickiness in the fabric; using the two … Continue reading

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What is the point in photographing a sculpture?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the Great Pyramid of Giza – a terrible teapot design, a very bad pourer and it should probably have had a handle on it to pick it … Continue reading

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Does anyone here like green?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a frog, the goddess Heket; her cult centre is Qus and her association is with childbirth. (H) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Anyone here like green?… Well, there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Four fairly interesting things…

But First… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Rudy Giuliani lookalike twins, Rachel and Sandra Blither – come on in, waddle across and take a seat on the sofa – my, you two are looking stylish today! Love those … Continue reading

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Why would you draw matchboxes?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one wearing the T-shirt with a picture of Donald Trump on it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As an ageing artist, it really is a bit of struggle keeping track of the all … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4705…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting Ravel’s Bolero very loudly as she stands at the bar mixing cocktails. (RB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A very simple collage on bright card, a mail art postcard, using clippings … Continue reading

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A balcony rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the 1969 moon lander – not a very good pourer, but very stable on the table. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hey Miles, how are you getting on with designing the … Continue reading

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