Category Archives: Mail Art

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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Mail Art Postcard No. 4700…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: proglottis, ventil, himation, triquetra, lavolt, and poitrel. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Outage…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sloth is the one out jogging around the park at dawn. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, you may have noticed, dear and faithful reader, that I didn’t post anything yesterday – I do try to post daily – … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4533…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a pack of pork sausages – oh, it doesn’t seem to have a hole for the pencil to go in, perhaps this isn’t one? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I spent … Continue reading

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