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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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Mail Art Postcard No. 4788…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I re-read recently: Martha sat down at a little distance from him on a settee and lifted her foot off the floor, examining from … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 38…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one in his kitchen washing, drying, and putting away crockery and utensils all at the same time. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo I took only an hour ago. I had to nip out … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 34…

But first… Today’s instruction is to fold the external flaps inwards to form a symmetrical diamond pattern, and then press them flat with a gloved hand; put a blob of silicone sealant in the centre, and only then open the … Continue reading

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Two very nice colours…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a country trying to leave the European Union without causing too much upset… This teapot is a very messy pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, dear reader, … Continue reading

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Plenty of red here…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s last play If So, Then Yes (2010): Reg: In the foreseeable future it will be possible for machines not only to compose, recite and listen to poetry, but appreciate … Continue reading

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Stella mentions turbidity…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a low flying jet aircraft – a good pourer, but the tea goes cold pretty quickly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole No. 19. (1996). … Continue reading

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Whoa!… The red, and the green!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the jackal-headed god Duamutef – his associations are: canopic, stomach and upper intestines, and the east. (Duamutef) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo of mine from about a year ago. This one looks … Continue reading

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The Red Chair…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘T’. A very popular letter is the capital ‘T’, especially with the little lower case letters – they cluster round and shelter under him when it’s raining … Continue reading

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Bus rain red traffic glass wet…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word hurdy-gurdy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, there’s something quite stimulating about rainy dark January evenings isn’t there? Front seat upstairs on a double-decker bus – the droplets (what … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 31…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘L’. A strong upstanding sort of letter is the capital ‘L’, but he can be vulnerable to gusts of wind from the right; a wind from the … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 21…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for everyone to suddenly realise that they have wasted their lives, and that money isn’t really worth all the effort. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good morning everyone. I thought that today we’d… Excuse me… You!… … Continue reading

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Crush and Big Ben…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colors are: red, white, blue, red, white, blue, red, white, blue, brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I had a postal communication from Veronica Crush (writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now living in New … Continue reading

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Think I’ll call it ‘Blue, Red, Green’…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the idea of wasps. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another of my pictures from last year, was it September, or perhaps October, not that that matters I suppose? Yes, you are right dear … Continue reading

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I think I’ll call it ‘Green Red and White’…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s nice colours are: Candy Apple Red, Lake Placid Blue, Dakota Red, Surf Green, Olympic White and Aged Cherry Sunburst. (colours) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture of mine from last summer. Yes, you’re right dear reader, I … Continue reading

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Scrolls, palimpsests, and toffees…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: red, white, blue, red, white, blue, red, white, blue, red, white, blue, brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Brownlow!… Brownlow!…’ ‘Hello?…’ ‘Brownlow! Is that you?…’ ‘I’m here Professor… in the files cupboard.’ ‘In God’s name man! What … Continue reading

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