Category Archives: archeology

Mail Art Postcard. No. 4550…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Solea – In an early Christian or Byzantine church, a raised pathway projecting from the bema to the ambo. Me, I had my solea removed, I finally decided after much thought, that … Continue reading

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Ugg and Lugg and the logs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s apple cart is the one that’s just ever so slightly perturbed… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg… Ugg!…’ ‘Eh?… What?…’ ‘Wake up you idiot! You were chuckling and yelping in your sleep, like a stuck antelope.’ ‘Like an antelope? … Continue reading

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I think I’ll call it ‘A grand view of the river’…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s 1935-1965 novel Despair: The train glided off. Beaming and bawling, Ardalion (drunk) all but tumbled out of the window. Lydia, a lamb in leopard’s clothes, trotted alongside the carriage almost … Continue reading

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My relationship with Superman…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story The Crooked Man: Holmes pulled a large sheet of tissue paper out of his pocket and carefully unfolded it upon his knee. ‘What do you … Continue reading

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Eighteen forcemeat balls…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s avocado is the one sitting on the window sill wondering if he is too hard or too soft. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Me, I like books that smell fusty. Fusty – according to Mr Google: stuffy, musty, stale, … Continue reading

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Pull Colosso! Pull!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like a stegosaurus – it looks great, but it’s difficult to hold and not a very good pourer… (S) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> There are two periods of English/British history we … Continue reading

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That’s a very classy timer Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s silly keyboard error is the word mouseproud… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is this a puzzle picture? No, not really, but it is a bit odd isn’t it? Are you easy with the composition dear reader? I am, but … Continue reading

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