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Trains, art, a boon, a weir, and Tim Robbins…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: boomerang brown, fidgety fawn, angry auburn, ragged red, platonic purple, tantalising taupe, and gnarled green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I recently heard of the existence of the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield, Yorkshire; it is … 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 Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: The wind had risen and had a dry taut feeling, tossing the tops of trees, and making the swung arc-light up the side street … Continue reading

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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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Mail Art Postcard No. 4490…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: aitchbone, fishgig, optime, studdle, yerba, and ogdoad. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4616…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the possibly onomatopoeic word ‘marble’… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Right then… I’m still not quite on top form after my recent adventures; perhaps this morning I’ll keep it nice and … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4643…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s alligator is the one arguing about the price of toothpicks in the queue for the supermarket checkout. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How about glancing at one of my Mail Art postcards dear reader?… Yes, just another simple collage … Continue reading

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It’s in the air we breath you know…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s slow motion image is the one of a waiter tripping slightly and a bowl of hot tomato soup landing in the Lord Mayor’s lap. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You may recall dear reader that last December I showed … Continue reading

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