Category Archives: smiling

Avenger Trek revisited…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual and interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the flukes of Moby Dick – although this pot is easy in the hand, it is unfortunately a rather awkward pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, I see … Continue reading

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An early lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to smile broadly as soon as you wake up in the morning, and to hold that smile all day, and point it warmly at all the people you encounter – you may rub … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unscrew the square inspection plate ‘X’ from the main trunk and stand it to one side; reach inside and carefully snip the green, blue, and black wires – you must not snip … Continue reading

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It’s Avenger Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Ultimate Thule (1940): “You see,” answered Falter, “in Indochina, at the lottery drawings, the numbers are extracted by a monkey. I happen to be that monkey. Another metaphor: … Continue reading

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That rogue onion…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: throbbing, soldatesque, hoity-toity, deckled, zygapophyseal, flannelled, and buzzing. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Do you ever laugh out loud when you are on your own? I don’t mean when you hear or see something amusing … Continue reading

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Creativity with capital letters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the Empire State Building – looks great, but not a very good pourer… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Creativity – what a funny business it is – but it’s not really … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4625…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: Peshitto, waratah, deglutition, boffin, mystagogue, and ventripotent. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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