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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4723…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: Rockefeller red, gusset green, portmanteau pink, khedive khaki, festschrift faun, and the colour of the funny rash that Peter had for a month last winter. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you see from the number on … Continue reading

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Nothing looks worse than shabby gloves…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the phrase higgledy-piggledy… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s like the Wikipedia of the 1930s… Yes, this stinky old junk shop book (I’m sure it smells of cough mixture, spilled on … Continue reading

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Dreary scissors…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: flippant, hydatoid, roysterous, xyridaceous, oblanceolate, scurfy, and rumbling. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I usually include an item of spam (from my comments box) when I am compiling one of my regular A Few … Continue reading

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Oh, just a few smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unzip the two outer flaps and nonchalantly flick them back; slip a wooden metre rule inside and jiggle it about to free up any residual stickiness in the fabric; using the two … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – You, you gateau gob!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 373. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got carried away defacing a Banksy. A single overheard remark: ‘My skin’s … Continue reading

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In this tub bruise the rhubarb…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: fluffy white goblins playing amongst the clouds; almost invisible blue sharks swimming in the afternoon sky; a giant blood orange on the horizon at dusk; and later, the Milky Way will be … Continue reading

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Ladies, and gentlemen…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction: is to lay out all of the unpacked parts in a rectilinear grid pattern on a clean carpet, take off your shoes and socks and dance around and between the parts, you must be … Continue reading

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