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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4723…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: Rockefeller red, gusset green, portmanteau pink, khedive khaki, festschrift faun, and the colour of the funny rash that Peter had for a month last winter. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you see from the number on … Continue reading

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Above the eye line at the Golden Bengal…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Harry Bleachbaker 1976, a novel by N. F. Simpson: (NFS) …Mrs Treplachly, who among many other ventures in the general field of sympathizing ran her own School of Sympathizing in Lower Regent … Continue reading

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Dreary scissors…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: flippant, hydatoid, roysterous, xyridaceous, oblanceolate, scurfy, and rumbling. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I usually include an item of spam (from my comments box) when I am compiling one of my regular A Few … Continue reading

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Oh, I do like a nice display on the shelves…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: barycentric, subitaneous, warbling, geanticlinal, complected, and sweaty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, it’s not a very arty photograph. Still, this is quite a collection, isn’t it? I think this picture was ‘captured’ a year … Continue reading

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So what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: yawning, higgledy-piggledy, nympholeptic, horometrical, chimeric, antipyretic, sternutative, and boxy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Fast 4G and wi-Fi! – that dogs will love! – find your perfect relaxation! – get the SIM that’s just right … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4622…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – You, you onion bumpkin!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… Hang on – dear reader, are you fed up with me saying ‘whoa!’ all the time? I would be, if I were an … Continue reading

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Why would you draw matchboxes?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one wearing the T-shirt with a picture of Donald Trump on it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As an ageing artist, it really is a bit of struggle keeping track of the all … Continue reading

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