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Decalcomania!…mania!…mania!…mania!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one networking round the guests trying to get them to buy more insurance. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, you guessed it, this post is about decalcomania. This is a monoprint (black acrylic … Continue reading

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Decalcomania! Decalcomania!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature tetrahedron shaped hailstones, round clouds that have the face of Donald Trump, birds hiding in low shrubs, strong gusts that smell of salt, and the sun setting in grey monochrome. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Gosh, … Continue reading

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Decalcomania mania again…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from The Man With the Twisted Lip: Dr Watson: Upper Swandam Lane is a vile alley lurking behind the high wharves which line the north side of the river … Continue reading

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More spattering…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one wearing the Rupert Murdoch mask. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I have been doing some more of that spattering… I started all this malarkey back a month or two ago (Spatter) … Continue reading

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Decalcomania and imagination…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the Prime Minister’s non-matching socks, the Japanese tourists and the big bag of onions. Oh, how we chortled as we crouched out of sight in the vestibule!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, it … Continue reading

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Oh, scary scary decalcomania!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s smell is that of a freshly opened packet of nice tea. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘What the hell is this?…’ ‘No, no, calm down, it’s just another of my decalcomania monoprints.’ “Decal…” what?…’ Yes, decalcomania is a form … Continue reading

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Decalcomania and idiots…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured fruit is the glum plum. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, a few years ago those deadbeats, the surviving members from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, thought it would be a really great idea to … Continue reading

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