Category Archives: learning

Fridge-man and H. Moore…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: high aerial scatter, fluffy upstarts, blue hues and dews, trees waving and gesturing to each other, and ripped russet rags in the west towards evening. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, yes, I still seem to … Continue reading

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Flageolets are used to teach them to pipe…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one attempting to sit down on a flimsy folding footstool. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Have you noticed how old books are a lot heavier than modern ones? My scruffy copy of The … Continue reading

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Finally got the bloody thing finished…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: jocund jade, farcical fawn, butter blue, ogre orange, rip red, plank purple and dinosaur damson. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You may recall dear reader, a couple of months ago I treated you to a … Continue reading

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A cork dipped in monkey soap powder…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the novel Harry Bleachbaker (1976) by N F Simpson. (NFS): The story, which is quite true except for the facts, begins in 1954 when a well-known frogman, working for NATO, was suddenly … Continue reading

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A good firm one is always preferable…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to run a finger end under the outer seams to free them from the wooden substrate, put a nice toffee in your mouth and suck it, do not chew – you must suck … Continue reading

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Decalcomania monoprint. 2010…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novelty pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the Taj Mahal – it looks very good sitting on the window sill lit by the glow of the evening sun. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Decalcomania monoprint (2010) – black … Continue reading

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A few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual white china teapot is the one shaped like the cry of a solitary seagull soaring over the white cliffs of Dover. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 378. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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