Category Archives: photography

Mail Art Postcard. No. 4539…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s imagined sound is that of all the components of a rock drum kit being thrown, one at a time, down some ancient marble steps in a reverberant cathedral. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s a mail art postcard! A … Continue reading

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Gutter art…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: varve, vartabed, variscite, vasculum, vatic, and bolometer. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. As the professor will … Continue reading

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Split Booze Toy Row and Ageless Glamour…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the head of Medusa – the trouble is of course, all the snakes are spouts… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, is this a ‘good’ photograph, or is it a ‘bad’ … Continue reading

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My word! What a remarkably dull photograph!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the hoot of an owl in a moonlit ancient churchyard. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Photography – I don’t think it’s as easy as one might think. The trouble is, that … Continue reading

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In the museum…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the Sydney Opera House – listen, you can hear ’em singing away inside as you pour your tea… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another picture from my days of … Continue reading

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David is popping up in Dulltown…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Ultima Thule of 1940: One must picture this hotel, tucked up in the feathered armpit of a hill overgrown with mimosa, and the little lane, not fully built … Continue reading

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This is art, surely?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to make scrapey-scrapey noises by sliding your steel ruler across your table top; curl up the toes on your left and right foot alternately in time with your scrapey-scrapey sounds for ten minutes. … Continue reading

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