Category Archives: fashion

Stella plumps for bourbons…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a mouse scurrying across dusty joists in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole No. 1. (1991) Charcoal and pencil on paper, probably about … Continue reading

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Decalcomania!…mania!…mania!…mania!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one networking round the guests trying to get them to buy more insurance. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, you guessed it, this post is about decalcomania. This is a monoprint (black acrylic … Continue reading

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One or two titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quote is from his 1949 novel The Little Sister: Her eyes were melting. ‘Take my glasses off,’ she whispered. ‘Philip. I don’t mind if you take a little whisky once in a while, … Continue reading

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Hey you!… Blatherskite!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: telergy, teludu, telautograph, teknonymy, telestic, teleseme, and chausses. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor may … Continue reading

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A few titchy but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trying to barge into the middle of the line dancing session – she just loves the music! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 323. I’m sorry I’m late, … Continue reading

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Some small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the god Arensnuphis, who appears as a man with the plumed crown. He is associated with Nubia and Philae. (A) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 319. I’m sorry I’m late, … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4628…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quote is from his novel The High Window (1943): He leaned back in his chair with the smile of a bored aristocrat. ‘All set?’ I inquired. ‘Pulse and respiration normal? You wouldn’t like … Continue reading

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