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This is Not Art. No. 47…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ajowan, triblet, Platyhelminthes, gru-gru, skegger, and dvornik. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie’s budgerigar Eddie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Eddie will … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 46…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: cascading pastel colours at dawn, aerial snapping lobsters at lunchtime, and wobbling cumulonimbus elephants trotting in from the south are expected towards evening. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Upon encountering this fine piece of work on … Continue reading

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How about some more spattering?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s confused film star is Cony Turtis. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, it seems ages since I showed you one of my spatter paintings. When was it that I did a run of these brutes? Goodness me! Four years … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the Starship Enterprise. It is a ridiculously bad pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Day 38: Still stuck in the ice. Crew restless and muttering. Northern Lights this a.m. Chipping ice … Continue reading

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No, no, Dave, that’s revolting!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the universe, see the little black hole at the side where you put the pencil in. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, what do you think of the title of today’s … Continue reading

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So Dave, why do you bother with the drawings?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I finished re-reading a month or two ago: …she (Martha) imagined quite vividly and realistically how he would raise his eyebrows on seeing his … Continue reading

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This is Not Art. No. 45…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film star is Tanning Chatum. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This exquisite work offers us the choice of being lead down two very distinct paths, we may choose one of them, or we may explore both, either choice … Continue reading

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