Category Archives: style

Delicious picking in the head and brain…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, who appears as a man with a headdress of ram’s horns, plumes, sun-discs and cobras, is the god Mandulis. His cult centres are Kalabsha and Philae, and his attribute is Solar. (M) … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s very nice insect is the Pantaloon Bee. (PB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s the fragrance for him! – when my IBS flares up – a blocked nose? – it’s our half-price sleep event – relief from constipation? – … Continue reading

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Excuse me sir, is this 1898?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a moth in a lampshade. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, when I switched on the newly constructed time machine… I reached out and gripped the two charged … Continue reading

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A new old lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: khedive, kerseymere, kex, keratophyre, kepi, keeshond and bywoner. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Extra marks will … Continue reading

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Onions and eyes – fun in the kitchen with Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fish with the funny name is the Tompot Blenny. (TB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, you see… it’s no good chopping up onions on your nice cutting board is it? Onions do have a tang and a pong … Continue reading

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Do watch your step Your Majesty!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: boxy, flippant, limitrophe, roisting, toddling, mancipatory, and scolecid. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I wonder if the people, the masons and the tilers, who hundreds of years ago, designed those tiled floors in geometric patterns … Continue reading

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It started with just a battery on the pavement…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘realm’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, what about these artists who make simulacra of, or produce images of, ordinary things in the world so expertly that it makes … Continue reading

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