Category Archives: Rioting

So, what kind of bun is that?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: miserable mauve, boisterous blue, anxious almond, triumphant turquoise, fidgety fawn, rapscallious rose, and that funny pink of the primer showing through where the bike pedal scratched the shed door. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, … 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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High finance…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is ‘Myst all critey’ – a spoonerism, apparently popular in Australia and New¬†Zealand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Mummy…’ ‘Yes dear?’ ‘Money…’ ‘Yes?’ ‘Mummy, suppose I had five thousand pounds…’ ‘Alright then dear, suppose you had.’ ‘…and I … Continue reading

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A Puzzle for Poirot…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to jog into town, but gallop like a horse and whinny occasionally as you go. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’m not that keen on the crime novels of Agatha Christie; she writes well, but it’s all … Continue reading

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Elementary politics and economics from Clive and Bob…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘bonny-clabber’ – milk naturally clotted on souring. ‘Don’t you dare put that bonny-clabber in my tea… you, you, wanton seamstress!’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, now that we are in power how do we manage … Continue reading

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Art in Leeds…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘Confessio’ – In early medieval churches a subterranean chamber or recess located below or near the altar and sheltering a relic. I have one in the cupboard under my stairs; I’m hoping … Continue reading

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Observations…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s smell is that of an old green and white Penguin Raymond Chandler novel that has a battered tea stained cover, and yellowed dog-eared pages. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> All around the countries of the Middle East young people … Continue reading

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