Category Archives: war

Two very good afternoons…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, Fresh as two daisies. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is a post about two afternoons: Last Saturday afternoon was one of them, I spent a couple of hours sitting in my little workshop cutting … Continue reading

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‘With a wire brush to promote early release…’

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: brackish black, porcupine pink, acrobatic azure, broom brown, voluptuous violet and ‘orrible orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, what’s this drab little book with the dark red cloth cover and the cream coloured spine – goodness … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4597…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to purr when you stroke them and for loose coins to become warm in the trouser pocket. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, Mr World…’ ‘Yes?…’ ‘How was your weekend?’ ‘Well it all went … Continue reading

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One or two titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to put an empty cereal box on your head, wear dark glasses, and Morris dance into the town centre grinning at everyone on the way. (MD) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 328. … Continue reading

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One or two small items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: carnal, execratory, roopy, ventripotent, knurled, semple, and buttery. I think I’ll try to slip ventripotent into my conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 318. I’m sorry I’m late, but … Continue reading

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The Nissen Hut Cafe…

But firs… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word cringe. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another picture from my days of old-style, film and darkroom, black and white photography – it is a scan of the … Continue reading

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So, how much money have you got?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s nice adjectives are: bonkers, khaki, repousse, renunciative, intrant, bumpy, and commensal. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was, what with all this mad political stuff going on here in the UK, pondering on the idea of rich people, and … Continue reading

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