Category Archives: Film

Yes, it was a simple matter of a K2 and a K6…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to put the collected garden worms into a shallow bowl; take off your shoes and socks and place your feet gently into the worms, taking special care not to squash the ones towards … Continue reading

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Just a few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: verb violet, adverb azure, preposition pink, gerund green, pronoun purple, adjective aquamarine, and the funny mauve colour of the splashes under the fruit tree where the birds like to sit. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Ah, more of those Crush characters!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Melen Hirren and Hom Tanks. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> And speaking of people with odd names, I had an email this morning from Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist … Continue reading

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Telephone, monochrome, telephone…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s cute fish names are: the African glass catfish, the football fish, the lenok, the green swordtail, the halosaur, and the orangespine unicorn fish. Just going by the sound of the name, which of these would … Continue reading

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Picture of part of the trunk of a plane tree…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Wenzel Dashington and Robert Ne Diro. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a black and white photo, it’s actually a digitally scanned 35mm negative, from my days of old-style film and darkroom photography. I think … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old English expletive is – By the Bithmaskins! An ancient oath, but it was apparently was still in use in Lancashire as late as the 19th century. Probably a corruption and embellishment of – ‘By … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4551…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about that Conservative politician – well actually it’s not really a joke – it’s just a very stylish picture of him. (Click here for JRM) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha, another of my mail … Continue reading

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