Category Archives: words

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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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bodach, reboant, waratah, saxhorn, homelyn, and yttrium. 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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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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Doom in church…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the zebra lionfish, the temperate perch, the tripod fish, the pigfish, the jewel tetra, and the cuckoo wrasse. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Beverley Minster is a beautiful and large ancient church; ‘minster’ is what … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4567…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: humorous, earwiggy, previsional, tegmental, urinant, loxodromic and fidgety. I think my favourite one of these has to be ‘earwiggy’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Goodness me! This is dramatic isn’t it? Ah, to me this … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 28…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word undergarments. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, what do you make of this one? It reminds me of British art from the early 20th c. – maybe art from … Continue reading

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