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Excuse me sir, is this 1898?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a moth in a lampshade. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, when I switched on the newly constructed time machine… I reached out and gripped the two charged … Continue reading

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A slow bus ride in the City of Culture…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one clicking the remote with her trunk trying to find a David Attenborough programme on the TV. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Writing in little notebook on the number 66 bus. 17.33 Thursday … Continue reading

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Art student in the cafe – 1970…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast predicts troubled times in the banking community as its members realise that there is nothing available to buy that they don’t already have. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, I recently came across a little oblong plastic … Continue reading

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So, how much money have you got?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s nice adjectives are: bonkers, khaki, repousse, renunciative, intrant, bumpy, and commensal. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was, what with all this mad political stuff going on here in the UK, pondering on the idea of rich people, and … Continue reading

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The kitchen wall…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is Redan – a small ravelin. Well, that’s simple enough isn’t it? Oh, you want to know what a ravelin is? Apparently in military architecture, it is an outwork formed of two faces … Continue reading

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Portrait of a local couple…

But first… Dulltown Europe: Today’s colours are: light green, mid green, dark green, light green, mid green, dark green, vermilion, light green, mid green, and dark green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a portrait of a local couple. It was a drab winter’s … Continue reading

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Stella wants Battenberg…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s pair of not dissimilar sounding words are: splatter and spatter – splatter spatter splatter spatter splatter spatter splatter spatter… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Phew!…’ 1990. Charcoal and pencil on paper about 24″ x 18″. ‘Oh, hello Stella my … Continue reading

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