Category Archives: history

Cherub, scarab, and arse…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for people to alternately clutch banknotes to their chests and jingle their coins in their pockets. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo from last year, it was probably taken round about October time. I … Continue reading

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Yes, it was a simple matter of a K2 and a K6…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to put the collected garden worms into a shallow bowl; take off your shoes and socks and place your feet gently into the worms, taking special care not to squash the ones towards … Continue reading

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‘A’ lies anywhere on the minor axis…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: cockatrice, orogenesis, spane, lazar, prepollence, and zounds. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will conduct … Continue reading

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Crush names! Free!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a bull, the God Apis. His cult centre is Memphis and his role is the manifestation of Ptah. (Apis) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, that Veronica Crush (writer from the … Continue reading

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Oh dear, it’s Avenger-Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a Visigoth – see if you can find the hole that you put the pencil in. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Why do we still like to watch ancient musty old … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4725…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one with five feather dusters quickly sprucing up his living room ready for his guests arriving. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Another of my mail art postcards, a simple collage on bright card using clippings from … Continue reading

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We do like art to progress…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: curly, wartless, opinable, imponent, ceruminous, preterhuman, and soapy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I’ve just realised that what people like in art, is movement.’ ‘What? Like kinetic sculpture, mobiles, and things that creep about the … Continue reading

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