Category Archives: history

Delicious picking in the head and brain…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, who appears as a man with a headdress of ram’s horns, plumes, sun-discs and cobras, is the god Mandulis. His cult centres are Kalabsha and Philae, and his attribute is Solar. (M) … Continue reading

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What’s that little thing on your leg?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the two dead mice in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s in-tray. Oh, how we guffawed and chortled into our cupped hands upstairs at No. 11 Downing Street… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I don’t … Continue reading

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Filed into a number of notches…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the head of President Donald J Trump. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on dear reader! Let’s go back and visit the Britain of the mid 1950s. It was an interesting … Continue reading

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Look, they’re just about the same size…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like an Alpine avalanche. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I write all this bloggy stuff sitting on a old swivel office chair in a scruffy little back room of my house that … Continue reading

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Excuse me sir, is this 1898?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a moth in a lampshade. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, when I switched on the newly constructed time machine… I reached out and gripped the two charged … Continue reading

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Do watch your step Your Majesty!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: boxy, flippant, limitrophe, roisting, toddling, mancipatory, and scolecid. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I wonder if the people, the masons and the tilers, who hundreds of years ago, designed those tiled floors in geometric patterns … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4497…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: beer brown, vulgar violet, crispy coral, moping mauve, gregarious green, yawning yellow, and bickering black. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, these cards will be worth a fortune one day!… Yes, it’s another of my mail art … Continue reading

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