Category Archives: Grumpiness

Mail art postcard. No. 4618…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: gadwall, Gadhel, Gaekwar, gadroon, gadsman, and thrum. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4649…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Bette Davis having a flaming row outside a restaurant on Hollywood Boulevard in 1958. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Bloody hell! What a trio! Yes, another of … Continue reading

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Having a brainwave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for bankers to laugh at Bitcoins, and for poor people to laugh at bankers. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the bottom left hand corner of the back cover, I just spotted two chaps walking about … Continue reading

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So, why do you bother with art then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dance is the Binasuan – come on let’s Binasuan around the flowerbeds! Hey Stella, don’t trip over that unruly shrub!… (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, creativity is funny thing, isn’t it? ‘Yes, it is Dave…’ You start … Continue reading

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Stella picks up a discarded tin…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s satsuma is the mouldy Christmas one discovered months later inside the piano. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The Philosopher’s Bench, No. 2. (2009) Pencil on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Ah, Stella, it’s you!…’ ‘What is?’ ‘Well, the … Continue reading

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Back to the winter bus window…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s colours are: tea green, coffee amber, lemonade black, whiskey blue, lager red, bourbon buff, and that funny yellow that just one of the buttons on your hooded hiking jacket went after that incident with the … Continue reading

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Oh, what’s that noise?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one finally discovered on the glass shelf in Donald Trump’s bathroom. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Reading my stuff on these pages, you might have noticed that I might be a little bit, shall we … Continue reading

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