Category Archives: thinking

Mail Art Postcard No. 4631…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Salvador Dali lookalike twins, Sandra and Clive Buttermouth. Come on in you two, join us on the sofa! I see you have matching halves of the same moustache… Excellent!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, … Continue reading

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Hovering in the thermals…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Screaming Jay Hawkins playing a hand or two of whist with a couple of toffs in the Carlton Club in St James’s, London, … Continue reading

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Veronica and the greased cogs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s special colours are: bugle black, ferret fawn, languid lemon, rhubarb rouge, godly grey, and voluptuous vert. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It must, as it was posted through the letterbox in the front door, have somehow slipped behind that … Continue reading

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Do you like grammar at all?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the woman with cow ears, or horns, and sun disc on head, or a perched falcon on head – the goddess Hathor. Her attributes are: Canopic, lungs, North mother, love, fertility, … Continue reading

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Would you like some chalk or some cheese?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: espagnolette, telesm, plash, skatole, whew, inarm, and areography. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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The Sneaky Moon-Sun Clue…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: torrid taupe, melancholy mauve, vulgar violet, romping red, groaning grey, bombazine black, anodyne azure and rollicking russet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Unless you are very new to these pages you will almost certainly have spotted that … Continue reading

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Ah, another satisfying little project…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1949 novel The Little Sister: ‘Ha,’ I said. ‘All I know about Bay City is that every time I go there I have to buy a new head. You … Continue reading

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