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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4830…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s very silly word, that should really be three words, is notwithstanding. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, a mail art postcard, a simple collage on bright card using cuttings from that trashy UK TV listings magazine What’s On TV. … Continue reading

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Shall we pop into the garden now?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: boxy, armipotent, wranglesome, sequacious, mancipatory, ratheripe, and bedevilled. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture I took back in September this year. Is there enough green in it for you dear reader? Well, we … Continue reading

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Spatter painting No. 41…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s fish names are: the zebra oto, the waspfish, the slimehead, the slender snipe eel, the loweye catfish, and the pancake batfish. Which one of these would you choose to have as an imaginary friend? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … 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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This is not art. No. 34…

But first… Today’s instruction is to fold the external flaps inwards to form a symmetrical diamond pattern, and then press them flat with a gloved hand; put a blob of silicone sealant in the centre, and only then open the … Continue reading

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Does anyone here like green?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a frog, the goddess Heket; her cult centre is Qus and her association is with childbirth. (H) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Anyone here like green?… Well, there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Whoa!… The red, and the green!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the jackal-headed god Duamutef – his associations are: canopic, stomach and upper intestines, and the east. (Duamutef) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo of mine from about a year ago. This one looks … Continue reading

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The Red Chair…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘T’. A very popular letter is the capital ‘T’, especially with the little lower case letters – they cluster round and shelter under him when it’s raining … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4478…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s rather innocuous expletive is ‘By giggery!’ – yes, another wishy-washy Victorian oath where the utterer, in his heart, really wants to say ‘By Jesus!’, but can’t quite manage to get the word out… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What … Continue reading

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Stella is sniffy about a colour…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: arcanum, spondyl, moufflon, waldflute, ianthine, and gru-gru. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor fail … Continue reading

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Just green & red…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: sun spots, meteor showers from the east, squelchy dampness underfoot, a sharp nip in the air, solar wind, and trees that rustle and murmur in the background. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I think I’ll … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 21…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for everyone to suddenly realise that they have wasted their lives, and that money isn’t really worth all the effort. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good morning everyone. I thought that today we’d… Excuse me… You!… … Continue reading

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Think I’ll call it ‘Blue, Red, Green’…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the idea of wasps. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another of my pictures from last year, was it September, or perhaps October, not that that matters I suppose? Yes, you are right dear … Continue reading

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Yes, I think I’ll call it ‘Orange and Green’…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to bind them together with coarse tarry string, making sure that the pinched ends are still exposed, and then slowly dip the completed bundle into the tub of heated emollient, then give it … Continue reading

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I think I’ll call it ‘Green Red and White’…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s nice colours are: Candy Apple Red, Lake Placid Blue, Dakota Red, Surf Green, Olympic White and Aged Cherry Sunburst. (colours) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture of mine from last summer. Yes, you’re right dear reader, I … Continue reading

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Stella drinks more tea…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s smell is that of fabric conditioner coming off the denim jacket and jeans of the pensioner with the long grey hair. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 100 (Clown Town) 2014. Pastel and colour pencil on paper about … Continue reading

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Ophelia visits Dulltown…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to put on a sombrero and dance the polka, whilst juggling apples, outside your local police station. (Hat) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took at the end of our street a month or … Continue reading

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Stella almost likes the blue…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s choice expletive is ‘Ads Bobbers!’ – a 17th century corruption of ‘God’s body’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Sixteen Views (1993) Pastel on paper about 28″ x 20″ ‘What’s going on David?’ ‘Eh?…’ ‘Well, you usually show me an … Continue reading

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It’s just algae on the gates…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is composed of lofty braziers of glowing coals rubbing shoulders with leaky galvanised buckets of grey cold water. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a beautifully painted landscape. Oh, the grey blue slightly overcast sky, the cloudy … Continue reading

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Titchy snippets…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for the air to be filled with austerity bleached banknotes, but over a hidden substrate of closely packed weighty ingots. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 175. I’m sorry I’m late, but … Continue reading

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