Category Archives: puzzle

Something on the grassy knoll…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one standing in front of the TV when everyone else is trying to watch the football. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I did my one-year foundation course in art at the local … Continue reading

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Messing with letters… warticle?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the smell of coffee beans roasting very early on a wet and cold Tuesday morning. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a simple, but annoying puzzle involving the letter ‘W’. … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise on the steps…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, a woman in the guise of a panther is the Goddess Mafdet; her role is protector against snakes and scorpions. (Mafdet) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was Sunday evening, I was walking in a light … Continue reading

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Do you like grammar at all?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the woman with cow ears, or horns, and sun disc on head, or a perched falcon on head – the goddess Hathor. Her attributes are: Canopic, lungs, North mother, love, fertility, … Continue reading

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The Sneaky Moon-Sun Clue…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: torrid taupe, melancholy mauve, vulgar violet, romping red, groaning grey, bombazine black, anodyne azure and rollicking russet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Unless you are very new to these pages you will almost certainly have spotted that … Continue reading

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Some snatches of song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to remove the greasy outer packaging, slip your fingers under the raised flaps ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, and ‘E’ (do not attempt to slip your fingers under flap ‘D’); light the protruding wicks on … Continue reading

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I been working on the boat…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: brittle black, ormolu orange, temperamental turquoise, fragile fawn, and pork pink. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, that post I did about a week ago on an item from the 1954 Gadgets Annual which also featured Madge … Continue reading

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