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Cabins and shacks…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s smell is that of pungent marijuana smoke drifting down from a nearby open attic window. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Call me Ishmael…’ ‘Eh?…’ ‘Ishmael!…’ ‘Oh, alright, er, Ishmael… So what’s this, here?’ ‘This is the captain’s cabin.’ ‘It’s … Continue reading

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Uncle Dave’s guitar club…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Elizabeth Taylor playing croquet with Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Philip at Sandringham in 1962. (link) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Right then… Good evening everyone. … 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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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a diving Messerschmitt in an old black and white film. It looks great, but a very mess pourer… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh good! Another email from … Continue reading

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Forensic science, ellipses, and pencils…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Alfred Hitchcock having a flaming row on the set of Dial M For Murder in 1953. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, having managed to do only … Continue reading

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Some words that you won’t be needing…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the jewel fish, the humuhumunukunukuapua’a, the flagblenny, the cardinal tetra, and the delta smelt. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good morning class… Today we will be thinking up and searching for words with which to … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4714…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s vintage plastic hula hoop is the yellow one from 1963 gathering dust and cobwebs hanging on nail in the garden shed – just in case one day it may be needed. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, today dear … Continue reading

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