Category Archives: history

Mail art postcard No. 4672…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: blazing blue, reticulated red, goofy green, yesterday yellow, ontological orange, vacant violet, and that funny pink that red guitars go when they are left displayed in sunny music shop windows. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Oh, those Crush characters!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film star is Bevin Kacon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> And speaking of names, before you even make a start on your novel you should have a good think about what names to give the characters that will … Continue reading

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There’s something jolly fishy in that parcel…

But first… Dulltowm. UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: calumba, nematophore, skyre, lazzarone, wuther and lenocinium. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. You must be fully … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s mild Victorian expletive is Lawkadaisy! An obvious corruption of Lord have mercy!  Come on dear readers let’s try to slip this one into our conversations today. ‘Lawkadaisy! What’s that Trump man been saying now!…’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Me, I do like Avenger-Trek…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is for some reason centred around the sound of the word barnacle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose they are a bit like wallpaper… You know – they are not something you watch seriously, you’ve seen … Continue reading

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Wax candles have two main failings…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one down at the local juggling club embarrassing all the members with his expertise. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’ve never seen an actual copy of the magazine of course – I’m talking about the Gadgets … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s colourful early 20th c. American expletive is: Jumping Moses in a Benzine Buggy! I think I might try to slip this one into my conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Coobie quep now, never no, never no, never … Continue reading

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