Category Archives: Mail Art

Mail Art Postcard. No. 4723…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: Rockefeller red, gusset green, portmanteau pink, khedive khaki, festschrift faun, and the colour of the funny rash that Peter had for a month last winter. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you see from the number on … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4620…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s extract is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story The Man With the Twisted Lip: Dr Watson: Isa Whitney, brother of the late Elias Whitney, D.D., Principal of the Theological College of St. George’s, … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4681…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s short story The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez: “Halloa! halloa! halloa! What’s this?” Amid the droning of the wind there had come the stamping of a horse’s hoofs, … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4648…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: … he was running hard, with occasional little springs, such as a weary man gives who is little accustomed to set … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4705…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting Ravel’s Bolero very loudly as she stands at the bar mixing cocktails. (RB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A very simple collage on bright card, a mail art postcard, using clippings … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4645…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s nice expletive is Blarm me! – this is obviously a corruption of the Cockney Blimey!, which is itself a corruption of Blind me! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Damn!…’ ‘What’s up?’ ‘The owl is on the sofa again…’ ‘Damn!…’ … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4712…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of a small me in a romper suit, looking glum, sitting on Winston Churchill’s knee. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Isn’t it annoying when, all the time, you are trying … Continue reading

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