Category Archives: dreaming

Some snatches of song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to remove and discard the moulded polystyrene packaging, slice open the clear protective membrane with a keen blade and check that there has been no leakage from the round phlogiston tank marked ‘X’; … Continue reading

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Trains, art, a boon, a weir, and Tim Robbins…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: boomerang brown, fidgety fawn, angry auburn, ragged red, platonic purple, tantalising taupe, and gnarled green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I recently heard of the existence of the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield, Yorkshire; it is … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Victorian expletive is one which sounds authentic, but rather than upsetting his readers with real oaths, was made up by Charles Dickens for one of his characters – ‘Dang my bootuns!’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It’s one of … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4616…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the possibly onomatopoeic word ‘marble’… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Right then… I’m still not quite on top form after my recent adventures; perhaps this morning I’ll keep it nice and … Continue reading

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This is not art. No.15…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, who appears as a woman wearing the red crown of Lower Egypt, holding a shield and crossed arrows, is the goddess Neith. Her associations are: creator-goddess, warfare, and weaving. I’m glad she … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bobak, arapaima, whaup, rumbelow, manteel, and setwall. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Some snatches of song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to remove the greasy outer packaging, slip your fingers under the raised flaps ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, and ‘E’ (do not attempt to slip your fingers under flap ‘D’); light the protruding wicks on … Continue reading

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