Category Archives: archeology

A thread through the upper mandible of the bill…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one getting stuck half way up the stairs on a double decker bus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Suppose it was 1934! And suppose we lived in Britain. And suppose Google hadn’t been invented…’ It hadn’t! … Continue reading

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Pithy words on a brick…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: incorrigible, delphinoid, monticulate, sudoriferous, transpontine, majuscular, enantiostylous, and rubbery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey, here’s a photo! It’s not a very good one though. This picture only existed as a print about eight-by-six inches … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 40…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: goblin green, spook sienna, apparition azure, revenant red, poltergeist pink, and the colour of that mysterious recurring stain on the wallpaper high up in the corner of the living room. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Having a brainwave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for bankers to laugh at Bitcoins, and for poor people to laugh at bankers. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the bottom left hand corner of the back cover, I just spotted two chaps walking about … Continue reading

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Brownlow takes sandwiches along…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: robust, hygrometric, subdolous, wankle, lageniform, emmenagogic, and fruity. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Damn it Brownlow! Couldn’t you have got us a first class carriage – I’m not used to… to this!’ ‘Sorry professor, but … Continue reading

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It’s a fluffy old slide…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Dette Bavis and Rim Tobbins. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was just looking in the ‘My Pictures’ file where I keep all the digital copies of my photos, they are reasonably well organised into … Continue reading

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A box will suffice to keep a man’s head out of water…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Albert Einstein sharing a pomegranate in Central Park in 1952. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is there anything you’d like to look up dear reader? I have … Continue reading

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