Monthly Archives: February 2016

Tempting hats in doorways…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quote is from The Sign of Four: (Watson) In the uncertain, shadowy light I could see dimly that there were glancing, glimmering eyes peeping down as us from every cranny and … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4507…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: amice, harl, perscrutation, teleseme, placket, and hedyphane. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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Avenger Trek continued…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word trunnion. (T) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, where was I?… Right, yes, I was in the middle of flicking between channels on the TV, watching both an episode … Continue reading

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Stella likes the ’50s coat…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s interesting sound is that of the Dulltown Police doing a drugs bust a few doors down the street. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘RMS Queen Mary Passing Cowes’ (1991) Charcoal and pencil on paper, about 30″ x 22″. ‘Hello?… … Continue reading

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Messing with letters… Zomniscience…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is… Oh, by the way, in 1623 an Act of Parliament was passed in England which made it a legal offence to swear. A fine of one shilling was imposed for every oath or … Continue reading

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A few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s fruit is the half-eaten Cox’s Orange Pippin left on the philosophy shelf in the public library. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 283. I’m sorry I’m late, but something was spooking the horses in the … Continue reading

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At the Nat. Hist. Mus. South Ken. SW7…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s popular, but very scary maniac is Donald John Trump. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another picture, a scanned 35mm negative, from my days of old-style film and darkroom photography. It was probably taken about fifteen or twenty years … Continue reading

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