Category Archives: fashion

Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to carefully tack the floppy liner down onto a stout board and stand it vertically against a wall, a tree, or a fence; have some baskets of garlic handy and make sure you … Continue reading

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Running from the mannequins…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘teleology’. I dare you to look it up – that sort of thing makes me shudder! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo from about a year ago. … Continue reading

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It started with just a battery on the pavement…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘realm’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, what about these artists who make simulacra of, or produce images of, ordinary things in the world so expertly that it makes … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4497…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: beer brown, vulgar violet, crispy coral, moping mauve, gregarious green, yawning yellow, and bickering black. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, these cards will be worth a fortune one day!… Yes, it’s another of my mail art … Continue reading

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Decibels of dirty socks…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: cockled, discal, manifold, suffruticose, noematical, doited, and wanwordy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it was everywhere, she dared not relax her vigilance… No, no, it’s alright, it’s just another junk shop 1960s cheap pulp … Continue reading

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Just some short but quite pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: thrum, thropple, throstle, throe, thristle, thremmatology, and zufolo. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4597…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to purr when you stroke them and for loose coins to become warm in the trouser pocket. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, Mr World…’ ‘Yes?…’ ‘How was your weekend?’ ‘Well it all went … Continue reading

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