Category Archives: thinking

Stella and my favourite things…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – ‘As daft as two brushes…’ (Of course the insult ‘daft as a brush’ is slightly puzzling – someone once told me the original version was ‘Soft as a brush, and … Continue reading

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Another jumping jiggling linocut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘mellifluous’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How about another of my lino prints? I printed this one earlier this year; it is, as usual, untitled, and on nice thin … Continue reading

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Just some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a brick with a human head, or woman with bicornate uterus headdress, is the goddess Meskhenet. Her associations are: childbirth and destiny. (Meskhenet) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 345. … Continue reading

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Messing with letters… Velves?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: yoldring yellow, rotifer red, gusset green, vulgar violet, ossifrage orange, bucket blue, and ludicrous lemon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a simple, but annoying puzzle involving the letter ‘V’. Yes, is does look like a … Continue reading

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Science and films spoiled…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, ‘As old as two Methuselahs’. Note: You have to be a bit careful Googling the name Methuselah to check the spelling – you might be directed to meth use LA…. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Ugg and Lugg talk flint knapping…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: marrowless, marline, marocain, markhor, martagon, and brocket. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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Two very good afternoons…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, Fresh as two daisies. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is a post about two afternoons: Last Saturday afternoon was one of them, I spent a couple of hours sitting in my little workshop cutting … Continue reading

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