Category Archives: philuminy

The alphabet boys…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one introducing all the guests to the world of phillumeny and forcing them to look at his bulging albums of matchbox labels. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I’m thinking of changing my name.’ … Continue reading

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Philuminy finale…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for dripping lettuce futures to be overcome by the lurching, and evil-smelling, Greek Euro bundle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good morning everyone! Do try to settle down… Ms Smetana, is that you behind that newspaper? … Continue reading

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Philuminy and fun…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘cremocarp’ – the characteristic fruit of the Umbelliferae, composed of two one-seeded halves which split apart and dangle from the top of the axis. The ones I have wake me up in … Continue reading

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Philuminy online…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dance is the vigorous stamping dance, the ductia. Come on Veronica, let’s give it a go. Gosh, look at your knickknacks wobbling on your shelf… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another sheet of matchbox labels from my … Continue reading

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Philuminy and bullfighting…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘bolection moulding’ – a moulding used to cover the joints between two members with different surface levels. See if you can spot one whilst you are out and about today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> My … Continue reading

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Philuminy for all…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to insert the glued wooden pegs into the pre-drilled holes and then go to make a pot of tea and have a cigarette. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> If you are puzzled by this page, you may … Continue reading

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A trip down Philuminy Lane…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s egg is the cracked one. But it is a nice shade of brown… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good Morning everybody, and what a chilly morning it is! It’s cold enough to freeze the spout off a teapot! I … Continue reading

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