Category Archives: smiling

Mail Art Postcard No. 4648…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: … he was running hard, with occasional little springs, such as a weary man gives who is little accustomed to set … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4712…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of a small me in a romper suit, looking glum, sitting on Winston Churchill’s knee. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Isn’t it annoying when, all the time, you are trying … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4700…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: proglottis, ventil, himation, triquetra, lavolt, and poitrel. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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The thugs will have to stop!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: wretched white, banana blue, oxen orange, vole violet, punk pink, and gripe green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I think the colours are much better on the cover than they are inside the book – it’s … Continue reading

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Avenger Trek revisited…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual and interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the flukes of Moby Dick – although this pot is easy in the hand, it is unfortunately a rather awkward pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, I see … Continue reading

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An early lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to smile broadly as soon as you wake up in the morning, and to hold that smile all day, and point it warmly at all the people you encounter – you may rub … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unscrew the square inspection plate ‘X’ from the main trunk and stand it to one side; reach inside and carefully snip the green, blue, and black wires – you must not snip … Continue reading

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