Category Archives: adjectives

This is not art. No. 16…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: brackish, raffish, unifilar, opprobrious, dissilient, xenogenetic and blunt. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is not art… Well, I suppose my photograph of it is, but not this piece of architecture itself. When it was … Continue reading

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In fair weather a drop forms at the mouth…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: Brobdingnagian, fruity, stodgy, phonological, genethliac, thrasonic, claggy and aquifoliaceous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No! Stop it!… Come on now, let’s concentrate! So, what year is it?… No, no! Look!… We are pretending that we … Continue reading

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An enormous hairy hand…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: peevish, suffruticose, ratheripe, hoity-toity, dowf, palingenetical, and chubby. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear! This looks cheerful doesn’t it? Yes, it’s another tatty old 1960s British pulp science fiction novel, a Badger Book, from … Continue reading

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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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