Tag Archives: 1954 Gadgets Annual

Screwed down to a suitable wooden base…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: nauseous, interradial, sebiferous, whopping, nook-shotten, exophagous, coracoid, and floppy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> We do like our gadgets, don’t we? We have always liked gadgets. Way back in the 1950s we liked them, even … Continue reading

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This will be a most attractive gift item…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s silly sounding word is ‘oblong’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What’s that fusty smell? Where is it coming from?… Oh, it must be that old junk shop book,┬áThe 1954 Gadgets Annual, lying there on the table. Oh, hang on, … Continue reading

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‘Hammered against their natural curve…’

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to lay it out flat on a level outdoor area, such as a lawn, smear something sticky and sweet around its perimeter to attract the insects, take your clothes off, and skip about … Continue reading

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Poked around in corners…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s hippopotamus is the one wearing yellow Lycra cycling pants. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was just thinking about that funny clip-on shelf thing I made for my drawing table a couple of weeks ago; I think I mentioned, when … Continue reading

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Birds and similar objects…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a dog’s bark in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm… Today I think I am in the mood for gadgets. Shall we reach up to the bookshelf … Continue reading

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Cooking fat in an emergency…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s honoured guests are the Alfred Hitchcock lookalike twins Clara and Maurice Trunker – come on in, you pair of scallywags, and sit there on the sofa next to His Grace the Archbishop… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It looks … Continue reading

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