Category Archives: books

Gomez grasped a heavy idol to hurl…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one running out of the art gallery being chased by an angry attendant after touching eight of the paintings simultaneously. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It seems ages, dear reader, since I have shown you something … Continue reading

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Great exhaustion attended with irritability…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s confused film star is, Gudy Jarland. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, what did people living here in the United Kingdom do back in the 1930s when they needed information fast? As there was no internet or Google, everybody … Continue reading

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Football for Surrealists. No. 4…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: picky, calumniatory, pellucid, subulate, walty, hodiernal, and gummy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Would you like to see again a picture of the front and back covers of my ancient junk shop book, Football Parade, … Continue reading

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Now, what does this remind me of?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually discovered behind an ormolu clock on a marble mantelpiece in the Palace of Versailles. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear reader, you may have noticed that over the past few months I have … Continue reading

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Smile please!… Click!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is another from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave: Dreyer noisily folded his newspaper as if wrapping a bird in it and said: ‘Let’s go for a walk, eh? What do you say?’ … Continue reading

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Lino prints – what fun!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave: Face after face slipped by, eyes avoided his, and even in plump, motherly housewives he distinguished the skeletons of murder. Thus he walked, spinning his … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is another from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave: She (Martha) tried the accursed desk again. It cringed and stood holding its breath at her menacing approach. The drawers began clanking like slaps … Continue reading

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