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Mail art postcard No. 4672…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: blazing blue, reticulated red, goofy green, yesterday yellow, ontological orange, vacant violet, and that funny pink that red guitars go when they are left displayed in sunny music shop windows. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Oh, those Crush characters!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film star is Bevin Kacon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> And speaking of names, before you even make a start on your novel you should have a good think about what names to give the characters that will … Continue reading

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There’s something jolly fishy in that parcel…

But first… Dulltowm. UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: calumba, nematophore, skyre, lazzarone, wuther and lenocinium. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. You must be fully … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s mild Victorian expletive is Lawkadaisy! An obvious corruption of Lord have mercy!  Come on dear readers let’s try to slip this one into our conversations today. ‘Lawkadaisy! What’s that Trump man been saying now!…’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a child, is the God Ihy, son of Hathor. His cult centre is Dendera, his association is music and he is often depicted playing on his sistrum. (Ihy) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Flexmon … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old Polaroid snapshot is the one of me being lifted upside down by a grinning Arnold Schwarzenegger on the set of The Terminator in 1983. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Professor Schmell’s laboratory was in the attic room … Continue reading

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Me, I do like Avenger-Trek…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is for some reason centred around the sound of the word barnacle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose they are a bit like wallpaper… You know – they are not something you watch seriously, you’ve seen … Continue reading

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