Category Archives: learning

I think it’s time for a lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word entablature. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Lino print in oil based ink on nice thin Kizuki paper about A4 in size. Is it ‘contrasty’ enough for you dear reader? … Continue reading

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A satisfying conclusion…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: “The original hound was material enough to tug a man’s throat out, yet he was diabolical as well.” “I see that you … Continue reading

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Over that a thin slice of fat bacon…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: ornery, ventilable, naff, napiform, ectoblastic, bracteal, and gawping. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have mentioned it before, but it does smell of old-fashioned cough mixture – I expect someone spilled a little bit of … Continue reading

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Delete, delete, delete, ha ha ha!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is bell capital – a form of capital of which the chief characteristic is a reversed bell between the shaft or necking and the upper moulding. The bell is often enriched with ornate … Continue reading

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Some people seem to like spam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: wishy-washy, crinal, latrant, scatophagous, goliardic, sumphish, and bruised. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I remarked a week or two ago on these pages how the number of items of spam flopping and flapping into my … Continue reading

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Uncle Dave’s Photo Club…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the antenna codlet, the celebes rainbow fish, the fire bar danio, the mouthbrooder, and the requiem shark. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good evening everyone, and welcome to Uncle Dave’s Photo Club. Er, Billy, please … Continue reading

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Hey, let’s have some more spatter!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to deep-breathly for five good minutes, then stand on one leg with eyes tightly closed, wave slowly to an imaginary departing steam train chugging off to the right, and hum the theme from … Continue reading

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