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Behind the ear rambling…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old snapshot is the one of me being thrown out of the Bullingdon Club for being too nice, and also for being poor. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The lad, in his late teens or his early twenties, … Continue reading

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Brownlow, the professor and the tart…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading: Once again in her drawing room that fool of a painter, a languid rascal with dirty fingernails, glued his lips … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4668…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for bunches of certified cheques and crisp large denomination bank notes to feel very nice in the hand, and for coins to be stored away in large jars in dark cellars until … Continue reading

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In the museum…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the Sydney Opera House – listen, you can hear ’em singing away inside as you pour your tea… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another picture from my days of … Continue reading

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Monumentality and dust…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s honoured guests are the Richard Branson lookalike twins. Goodness me, what a scary pair of confident gaping grins!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a picture of four of those small sculptures I came up with a couple … Continue reading

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