Tag Archives: juxtaposition

Mail art postcard. No. 4781…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today‚Äôs quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading: It was warm in the room where around the aged chandelier, with grey little glass pendants like dirty icicles, … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 42…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found in the dust at the bottom of Tutankhamen’s sarcophagus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I find the juxtapositions of colours, textures and styles completely overwhelming in this extraordinary piece – I even … Continue reading

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Dave, do you ever take cheese photographs?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like President Trump’s little sneering mouth. Not a very stylish teapot, and it is a very poor pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey!… Does anyone here like cheese?… Hm, yes, I … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4610…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sigh of the wind in the copse on a cold November evening. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, no, no!… Too loud!… Take it down a notch or two!… Please… … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4539…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s imagined sound is that of all the components of a rock drum kit being thrown, one at a time, down some ancient marble steps in a reverberant cathedral. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s a mail art postcard! A … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard No. 4688…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the smell of violets in a delicate Japanese vase on an ancient polished oak table in the withdrawing room of a stylish old country house in Shropshire … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4490…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: aitchbone, fishgig, optime, studdle, yerba, and ogdoad. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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