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Some Hulks by the bathroom requisites…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a mouse behind the wainscoting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Look out!… It’s a bunch of Hulks!… Quick Dave, get your little camera out! Click!… Yes, one day … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4652…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is pile – an ordinary consisting of a triangular wedge with one side along the top of the shield. I wanted the pile removed from my shield, but the College of Arms said … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: bunker black, oracle orange, gush green, broomstick brown, yawning yellow, panic purple, and rocket red. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 336. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got carried away polishing my … Continue reading

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Have you ever heard of…?

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word pendulous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Anyone here heard of Gertrude Hermes?… No? Well, I hadn’t either, until last week. I wonder if her surname is pronounced like the … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4662…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is ermine – one of the heraldic furs – white with black tails. Ermine is alright of course, but I prefer erminites with the red spots on each side of the tails, I … Continue reading

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Yes, but why would you call it that?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the god (appearing in the image of a man holding a solar barque above his head, or frog headed, or a baboon) Nun. His cult centres are Heliopolis and Hermopolis Magna. … Continue reading

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Doom in a sandwich…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: burnt burgundy, leaping lemon, reckless russet, manky mauve, bottle blue, fabulous fawn and godforsaken green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was Thursday, yes, yesterday afternoon it was, in the middle of town, near the still fenced-off … Continue reading

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