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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4769…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: ass azure, pig pink, gannet green, cow cream, rat russet, termite turquoise, yak yellow, and dangerous bull black. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A recently made mail art postcard – a simple collage on bright … Continue reading

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Onions and eyes – fun in the kitchen with Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fish with the funny name is the Tompot Blenny. (TB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, you see… it’s no good chopping up onions on your nice cutting board is it? Onions do have a tang and a pong … Continue reading

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Broadband package on bright green…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: flippant, doughty, rubiginous, Heracleian, diaphanous and bumpy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes dear reader, here is another from my very long series of one-off collage postcards; this one is number 4434 and was glued together two or three weeks ago. ‘But … Continue reading

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Danger in the leafy lanes…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘chevron’ – an inverted V-shaped stripe on a shield. (A ‘chevronel’ is a small one.) I really like Chevrons, they look very smart, even on Citroen cars and Marlboro cigarette packs… Oh, … Continue reading

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A picture postcard in the post…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the seagull droppings on the windscreen of the Lord Mayor’s car – Oh, how we chortled as we splashed about with our mops and buckets! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is a hand-made … Continue reading

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The TV soap feedback loop…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary words is ‘whigmaleerie’ – (Scottish) A trinket, knick-knack: a fantastic ornamentation. Of course I have a shelf full of whigmaleeries… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How does that old thing go? Does art imitate life, or does life … Continue reading

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