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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: wappenshaw, zebu, noisette, excide, knout, avouterer, and insufflate. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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Doom’s nose on TV…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like one of Shakespeare’s sonnets.  Not very good for soft-leaded pencils, but it feels very comforting in the hand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thursday was a grey wet day here in … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4577…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Cuck Chonnors and Cean Sonnery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, yes, another of my mail art postcards, a simple collage on bright card using clippings from that dreary UK TV listings magazine What’s On … Continue reading

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Break glass for full effect…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found at the bottom of a jar of pickled onions. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was sitting on a train… It is nice when I have a spontaneous idea for an artwork, … Continue reading

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It’s a decalcomania sort of day today…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s colours are: Bodmin beige, Grimsby green, Oxford orange, Blackpool blue, Manchester mauve, Totnes turquoise, Pontefract pink, and that funny speckled cream that the man down the road has painted his front window box. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Decalcomania … Continue reading

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Ah, more of those Crush characters!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Melen Hirren and Hom Tanks. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> And speaking of people with odd names, I had an email this morning from Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to strip naked, close your eyes, cross your fingers, levitate and hover round the room for ten minutes thinking about clouds, pale angels and birds – then put a pair of pants on, … Continue reading

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