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Yes, but why would you call it that?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the god (appearing in the image of a man holding a solar barque above his head, or frog headed, or a baboon) Nun. His cult centres are Heliopolis and Hermopolis Magna. … Continue reading

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The beast on the grass…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to peel back the clear transparent film from the two domed stainless steel lids and discard it; squeeze a small amount of yellow grease from sachet (provided) and rub it slowly between finger … Continue reading

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Doom in a sandwich…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: burnt burgundy, leaping lemon, reckless russet, manky mauve, bottle blue, fabulous fawn and godforsaken green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was Thursday, yes, yesterday afternoon it was, in the middle of town, near the still fenced-off … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4627…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: His cheeks were shiny and his short sharp nose looked as if it had hung over a lot of quick ones in its time. … Continue reading

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Bossy Bates was the bully of the fourth…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Pope Francis lookalike twins Barbara and Maude Fush – do come on up and sit on your papal thrones, my word, I can smell the myrrh in your incense from here!… … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘tresses’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So you see, now they’ve got five bindings.’ ‘A fork in awe Cracksie, look on the side.’ ‘Beth Knee-Hoffer?’ ‘Ex-set the good neither … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 16…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: brackish, raffish, unifilar, opprobrious, dissilient, xenogenetic and blunt. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is not art… Well, I suppose my photograph of it is, but not this piece of architecture itself. When it was … Continue reading

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