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Some local colour…

But first… Dulltown UK: Today’s dictionary words are: abbacy, abature, abattis, aardwolf, abactinal, and triblet. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie’s Zoom session first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 48…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: glutinous, abaxial, avital, majuscular, thelytokous, nonillionth, and clammy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As we in the West read, and concomitantly absorb our view of the world from the left to the right, we must … Continue reading

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It’s just a flag in a bin…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s anaconda is the one sneaking about under the tables and between people’s legs in the quiet reading room of the city centre library. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took last week: This is the sort … Continue reading

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So, what is in the surrealist van then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word muntin. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was sitting in the café on Monday, attacking a slice of salami pizza, a recent addition to the café’s fare, when a … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4705…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting Ravel’s Bolero very loudly as she stands at the bar mixing cocktails. (RB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A very simple collage on bright card, a mail art postcard, using clippings … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4624…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the smell of a freshly opened packet of coffee. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, another of my mail art postcards! Just a simple collage on bright card using clippings from … Continue reading

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Rambling on about flags…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature moistness in vestibules, egg-shaped white clouds, bees looking puzzled, frogs glancing upwards, and a blueness that is fresh and exhilarating. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is a rather drab and uninteresting photograph. How’s that for … Continue reading

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Sport rant, sport rant…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather features brassy bright loud cloudlessness and is accompanied by flopping tired birds and steaming slow-moving mammals. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I don’t like sport much… In childhood practical involvement in sport is encouraged, it’s to get the … Continue reading

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The view from space…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is mainly composed of bleak adjectives, but with the possibility of light nouns coming in from the sea later in the afternoon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The Human Condition. “Aliens from space?… no!… but if they existed, … Continue reading

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