Category Archives: religion

The bike turned upside down…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found in the bottom of an old  squashed euphonium case by the refuse bins at the back of the Royal Albert Hall. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Synthetic…’ ‘Pardon?’ ‘Synthetic.’ ‘Well, I … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4634…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: arithmetic, saussuritic, Typhonian, machicolated, dolabriform, and chubby. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yet another of my mail art postcards, a simple collage on bright card using clippings from that dumbed-down and tawdry UK TV listings … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, the one wearing throne headdress, is the goddess Isis, her role and association is, Mother of the King, and Magic. (Click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I can’t slump – I feel coal – there’s no … Continue reading

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Oh no! I seem to have started another lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Memphis mauve, Akhenaten azure, Isis indigo, Ramesses red, Giza green, Luxor lemon, and of course Nile blue. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear, here we go again!… Look! I told you lino printing was … Continue reading

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Screwed up into a conical or wedge-like shape…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: frosty fawn, gusty green, overcast orange, raining ruby, muggy mauve, and sleeting sienna. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I think I  have mentioned before, this book really does smell of cough mixture, the old-fashioned … Continue reading

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The rush of air from the influng door…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s porcupine is the one trying on cashmere jumpers in Harrods and ruining them all. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s strange, it’s weird, and it’s eerie! It’s another of those Badger Books from my modest collection. British science … Continue reading

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It’s just a flag in a bin…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s anaconda is the one sneaking about under the tables and between people’s legs in the quiet reading room of the city centre library. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took last week: This is the sort … Continue reading

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