Category Archives: archeology

Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one taking the form of a coiled serpent, the god Mehen. He is the protector of the sun god. (Why the sun god should need protection I don’t know.) Mehen. … Continue reading

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In the old Silhouette…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: bulbous, arboured, subshrubby, osseous, metronymic, racemed, jubate, and dodecasyllabic. I particularly like that last one because I don’t think I could actually manage to say it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, the 1980s… This … Continue reading

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Tacked around the periphery of the completed plaque…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the continent of Australia – the boiling water is introduced via the Gulf of Carpentaria, and the tea poured out from Cairns, but this design is, in … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is, the one appearing as a seated man with a skull-cap and papyrus roll, the god Imhotep. His cult centres are Memphis and Thebes, his attributes are wisdom and medicine. (Imhotep) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Brownlow down the pub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word lard. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘And what the hell time do you call this Brownlow!’ ‘Oh, hello professor, it’s eleven-thirty give or take a…’ ‘No!… I mean, what’s … Continue reading

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Put them into a jugging pot…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novel pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the look on the vicar’s face when a cat starts meowing from the back of the church during his sermon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here we go again! It’s that … Continue reading

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The Lion and the defaced war pages…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: lasting bitter blasts, coconut cream skies, white mountain tops, a deep orange towards dusk, and isolated random raindrops the size of duck eggs. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s that old junk shop book again … Continue reading

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