Category Archives: design

Decalcomania adopts human form…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one that has just flopped down onto the brand new £2,000 black leather Chesterfield and snapped it in two. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, it’s such a drab grey February morning here … Continue reading

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An early lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to smile broadly as soon as you wake up in the morning, and to hold that smile all day, and point it warmly at all the people you encounter – you may rub … 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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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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It’s a community thing Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is: one evening, when it is convenient, close your eyes and squat down on your haunches for a full five minutes; then, with your eyes still closed, see if you can hop around the … Continue reading

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Then it will go Buzz Buzz Buzz?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘X’ – all the other letters really like having her around, they always know exactly where they are in relation to her, she is so very good at … Continue reading

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Connected up in a railway cloakroom…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is: as nice as two pies. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Wha!… It’s Supernatural Stories No. 75 – and for just two-shillings-and-sixpence, old money. It is also strange, weird, and it promises to be eerie too. … Continue reading

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