Category Archives: style

Oh, not another one!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one beating everyone at table tennis down at the community centre. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I think it all starts when you are a kid. You see someone on TV standing holding one, and they … Continue reading

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Decalcomania for Idiots…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: incorrigible, zygomorphic, cruddy, barycentric, autotrophic, ecaudate, gauzy, and porky. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, whenever I show you one of my decalcomania monoprints, monotypes, I usually put the lovely word ‘decalcomania’ into the title … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: viseogenic, gonophore, atrabilious, opisometer, frazil, and opificer. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor fail … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4644…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novelty pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a large anvil being dropped onto a nicely tiled floor. (Hm…) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah! This is proper surrealism, isn’t it?… Mail art postcard No. 4644. … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 29…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old U.S. expletive is – I’ll be John Browned! A rather pissy watered down euphemism for – I’ll be Goddamned! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Doh! I’ll never get up to date with posting my photos from a year … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: umpteen,  impolitic, disjaskit, topsyturvy, calumniatory, and snappy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, good old Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now living in New York with tall tree … Continue reading

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Tea and a scone and surrealism in Wakefield…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bungling brown, rebellious russet, varsovienne violet, pyx pink, flaun faun, and the colour of that funny unexplained stain on my cricket whites. (CW) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday, just on a whim, I … Continue reading

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