Category Archives: surrealism

So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: valuable violet, ridiculous red, pathetic pink, gerrymandering green, terrible turquoise, bombastic brown, fuming fawn, yawping yellow and architectural azure. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Healthy meals at healthy prices – every second counts! – all … Continue reading

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Brexit with Mayonnaise please…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Mette Bidler and Swatrick Payze. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Outside Dulltown railway station (I refuse to to call it the ‘train station’) yesterday afternoon, I noticed a gang of chubby miserable-looking people brandishing union … Continue reading

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It’s alright, it’s just some gnomes sitting on unicorns Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Sir Laurence Olivier chatting and having tea and biscuits on the set of Wuthering Heights in 1938. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is this daft enough for … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s heraldic term is, Bath, order of the: a British chivalric order. This link is definitely worth a look! (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 411. I’m sorry I’m late, but my printer said it … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4618…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: gadwall, Gadhel, Gaekwar, gadroon, gadsman, and thrum. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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A thread through the upper mandible of the bill…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one getting stuck half way up the stairs on a double decker bus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Suppose it was 1934! And suppose we lived in Britain. And suppose Google hadn’t been invented…’ It hadn’t! … Continue reading

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Look out! Here comes a lino print!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s very old expletive is, By the Mackins! My book on swearing (Bozzimaccoo: Origins & Meanings of Oaths and Swear Words by Mary Marshall [1975]) says it is, ‘Early, (a) rather uncouth corruption of Marry or … Continue reading

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