Category Archives: sweating

Mail Art Postcard No. 4643…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s alligator is the one arguing about the price of toothpicks in the queue for the supermarket checkout. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How about glancing at one of my Mail Art postcards dear reader?… Yes, just another simple collage … Continue reading

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Installing a silly extra socket for almost no reason…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Victorian English expletive is ‘ruddy!’. One of the most frowned upon expletives of that time was, for some reason, the word ‘bloody’ – I don’t think it was upsetting for what it actually meant, but … Continue reading

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That ad for the Rialtos gig…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old wrinkled Polaroid snapshot is the one of me and Dustin Hoffman drinking Coca-cola and eating doughnuts on the set of Midnight Cowboy in 1968. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear reader, this is a blatantly promotional blog post. … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4538…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘spurious’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s another Dave Whatt mail art postcard, (these will be worth a fortune one day) a simple collage on fluorescent card using … Continue reading

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Daftness in the workshop…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the mazurka – come on, let’s skip around the kitchen clapping our hands!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I do like to have a clock in my little workshop; well, you don’t want to be wearing a … Continue reading

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One or two short items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Vladimir Nabokov quotation is from the novel The Luzhin Defense: Luzhin groaned and cleared his throat, looking around him distractedly. In front of him was a round table bearing albums, magazines, separate sheets of paper, … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘snide’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Laura may be steel-perch, again.’ ‘Look, she’s away with the gold any time…’ ‘Nerr-her-her, nerr-her-her!…’ ‘That money is a tad half Barry.’ ‘Specifical … Continue reading

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