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Two very nice colours…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a country trying to leave the European Union without causing too much upset… This teapot is a very messy pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, dear reader, … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 33…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: sticky, crenellated, Sotadic, theotechnic, mancando, cubiform, and bubbly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, dear reader, what do you make of this one? For me it has the feel of something vaguely Japanese. Is this … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4680…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s newly arrived Christmas card with plenty of glitter and a grinning snowman on it, signed by an unknown person with an indecipherable signature, seems to be sent from Penzance in Cornwall. I don’t know anyone … Continue reading

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Decalcomania and fingers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like a shiver of fear in the dead of the night. As a pourer it is, unfortunately, a bit splashy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Untitled monoprint. (2010) Acrylic paint and pencil … Continue reading

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Stella with sticky fingers…

But First… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word mawkish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 102. (2015) Pencil and charcoal on white drawing paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Stella! What time do you call this!’ … Continue reading

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The little human hand print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: vile, impanate, crinoidal, antelucan, Mousterian, and bumpy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took, er, captured, er, made, just a couple of days ago. I found myself upstairs on the bus on … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 32…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food item and insult is – you barmy barm cake!… (click) [Note: Strangely, the spell checker just wanted to turn ‘barm cake’ into ‘car maker’.] >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’m almost tempted to not say anything at … Continue reading

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