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Yet another design for a lino print Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s colourful Irish expletive is Bejaises! – an obvious corruption of By Jesus. Even saying this word immediately makes one sound Irish! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, here we go again! It’s funny, isn’t it? I hadn’t done any … Continue reading

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Is that lino print done yet Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: triskele, opulus, pasear, chausses, dudder, and olecranon. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will attend … Continue reading

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Oh, by the way, that lino print is finished…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s rather nice fish names are: the Collared Carpetshark, the Eeltail Catfish, the Flathead, the Ghost Flathead, the Golden Loach, and the Armoured Gunnard. Which one of these would you choose to go into town and … Continue reading

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So Dave, how’s that new lino print going?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I recently finished re-reading: Franz, travelling on the bus, but without his desperately needed glasses: The speed, the airiness, the odour of autumn, the … Continue reading

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The old chap in the music shop…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: vile violet, fidgety fawn, garrulous green, bellicose blue, obstinate orange, pompous pink, ludicrous lemon, and timid turquoise. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Should artists be competitive, or should they just do their thing and let … Continue reading

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Oh, not more lino printing Dave!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Topday’s typing error that I regularly make, is the one that slips in when I’m typing the word Today’s in this opening section of my post. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, I seem to have embarked on yet another … Continue reading

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That lino print, and how it’s coming along…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word, barnacle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Doh! This morning I have had a migraine jumping up at me and demanding my attention, so I shall make this a short … Continue reading

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