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Plenty of red here…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s last play If So, Then Yes (2010): Reg: In the foreseeable future it will be possible for machines not only to compose, recite and listen to poetry, but appreciate … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard No. 4635…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: subhastation, wou-wou, handjar, cichlid, forfex, and penneeck. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will conduct … Continue reading

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Outer Space 1956…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to rub off any loose flakiness with a folded sheet of coarse sandpaper; slide the palms of your hands over the surface to feel for any snags or protuberances which may remain, if … Continue reading

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A weir with swans…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Tholos – the dome of a circular building, or the building itself. e.g., the dome of a Mycenaean tomb. Unfortunately the Mycenaean tomb I found in my garden didn’t have its tholos … Continue reading

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Decalcomania for Idiots…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: incorrigible, zygomorphic, cruddy, barycentric, autotrophic, ecaudate, gauzy, and porky. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, whenever I show you one of my decalcomania monoprints, monotypes, I usually put the lovely word ‘decalcomania’ into the title … Continue reading

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What I did on my day off – supplement…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: minx mauve, rollicking ruby, fuming fawn, artificial azure, wacky white, bluebottle black, and that odd grey that my best leather jacket went after it had been left too near the electric … Continue reading

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What I did on my day off…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: frolicsome, helminthic, choliambic, sexennial, tryptic, and sweaty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have always liked Op Art from the 1960s. When I saw there was an exhibition of it at Tate Liverpool I thought … Continue reading

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