Category Archives: seeing

Excuse me, can I interest you in a nice pair of…?

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: foetid, windring, quotidian, facinorous, jugate, ratiocinative, and paunchy. My heavy old dictionary says that one of these words comes from W. Shakespeare, can you guess which one it is? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Generally, … Continue reading

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So, did you get rid of it?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s very nice sounding word is, swarf. (S) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took three or four months ago. A pretty ordinary, and some might say, mundane scene. Well, it’s ordinary around these parts of Dulltown … Continue reading

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Filling the time with lino…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s nice word is the verb to sidle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Do you get out much these days, Dave?…’ Ha! What a very silly question! But since I’m in the house a lot, these very strange and scary … Continue reading

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This is Not Art. No. 47…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ajowan, triblet, Platyhelminthes, gru-gru, skegger, and dvornik. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie’s budgerigar Eddie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Eddie will … Continue reading

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Lino print with, er, keyholes?…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s confused film star is Cony Turtis. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A few days ago dear reader, I showed you a photograph taken in a café (of course I have now stopped frequenting cafés due to this dangerous bug … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4813…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: wittol, pastourelle, wishtonwish, gantlope, rockaway, and ballow. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie’s Persian cat Jemima first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The … Continue reading

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Football for Surrealists. No. 4…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: picky, calumniatory, pellucid, subulate, walty, hodiernal, and gummy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Would you like to see again a picture of the front and back covers of my ancient junk shop book, Football Parade, … Continue reading

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