Category Archives: archeology

Perspiration is not thereby too much encouraged…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old and wrinkled black and white snapshot is the one of me and Boris Karloff in 1952, in our whites, batting at the crease for the Hollywood Cricket Team. (HCC) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Old books feel a … Continue reading

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Just some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a brick with a human head, or woman with bicornate uterus headdress, is the goddess Meskhenet. Her associations are: childbirth and destiny. (Meskhenet) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 345. … Continue reading

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Ugg and Lugg talk flint knapping…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: marrowless, marline, marocain, markhor, martagon, and brocket. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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It is packed with smashing features!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual white china teapot is the one shaped like a jolly elephant – see the raised trunk is the spout, and just look at those great big ears – you know, I’m sure he’s listening … Continue reading

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An old black and white photo…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: brittle blue, barrel beige, bumpy burgundy, brilliant black, ragged russet, and wimpish white. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a fairly strange photo from my early days of film and darkroom photography. This is a scanned 35 … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4566…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a semi-mummified man with a skull-cap and was-djed-ankh sceptre, is the god Ptah from Memphis. His associations are creator and craftsmen. (Ptah) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey! Let’s have a postcard today! It … Continue reading

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Aha! It’s Avenger Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: flagrant fawn, porky pink, voluble violet, rocky riot red, clammy cream, gimcrack green and writhing rose. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it was a difficult decision to make. On the TV at the same time there … Continue reading

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