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Rapidly produced nasty hunch…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s architectural term is Minster – originally the name for any monastic establishment, whether a monastery proper or a house of secular canons. A House of Secular Canons – that sounds to me like the title … 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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So what actually is in the surrealist van?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s made up word is parapanantha. (Your search did not match any documents.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yesterday afternoon I was strolling down Wincolmlee looking at the scruffy old warehouses and peering at footprints of the birds in the … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics badly misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing very round and shiny, is Aten the sun disc. His cult centre is Akhetaten and his association is solar. (Aten) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You be just a butter head…’ ‘All the keys weigh … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4669…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a whinnying horse. A very poor pourer, this one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear, this is a bit unpleasant, isn’t it? But hold hard dear reader, … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Staron Shone and Craniel Daig. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 415. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to deal with a golden eagle on my bird feeder. A single … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: cheery beige, carnival black, cheery mauve, carnival taupe, cheery brown, carnival grey, and that funny colour that the accidental splash of magenta printer ink on your white shirt went after washing. … Continue reading

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