Category Archives: adjectives

Condensation and strangeness on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: tactile, agitato, operose, toponymal, fidgetty, and pennatulaceous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a photograph of mine from about a month ago. It’s one of those everyday things you see (well you do if … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: abyssal, rubbery, warted, zoppo, tapestried, invious and desquamative. I think my favourite of these must be desquamative, just for the sound of it – I must try to slip it into … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4630…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s stupid sounding remark is ‘Very fantastic!’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey! How’s this for a mail art postcard?… Yes, a simple collage on bright card using snippets from that awful British TV listings magazine What’s On TV. I … Continue reading

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Every kind of hideous creeping crawling horror…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: buxom, ringent, sarcous, laeotropic, entophytic, riparian, and stodgy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Gosh! I seem to have been featuring these early 1960s science fiction and supernatural novels and collections of stories, published by Badger … Continue reading

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The embarrassed bird…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: throbbing, basifixed, batholithic, lozenged, principial, recrudescent, and bouncy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, well, he’s certainly a bit tarnished, and he looks really fed up, but I’m sure he’s trying to put a brave … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: grainy, setaceous, nucivorous, gruesome, deglutitive, circumfluent, and ruddy. I am slowly becoming nucivorous – on the whole I think this is probably a good thing. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. … Continue reading

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At the pier, 1980s…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: tepid, bogus, mnemotechnic, retrousse, suffruticose, varved, and bulbous. I really must try to slip ‘mnemotechnic’ into my conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture from my days of old-style, black and white, … Continue reading

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