Tag Archives: 1954

A pair of suitable electric contacts…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s novel china teapot is the one shaped like a gust of wind blowing some autumn leaves around a lawn. It does keep the tea nice and warm, but it is not, as one might suspect, … Continue reading

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Inexpensive and harmless…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one in the sports shop waving six tennis rackets around simultaneously trying to decide which one to purchase. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, we all like gadgets don’t we? There are so many to choose … Continue reading

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It’s just a bit waxy, that’s all…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is ‘paper heraldry’ – a derogatory term for accessories, such as crests, designed after heraldry ceased to have a practical function, which could not have been used for their original purpose. Someone once … Continue reading

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Iron will produce a golden cascade…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a bull, is the god Buchis – his main cult centre is Armant and his associations are the manifestations of Ra and Osiris. (Buchis) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> We all love our clever … Continue reading

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An attractive garden fitment…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the 1976 novel Harry Bleachbaker by N F Simpson: Throughout this period a silent all-night vigil was being kept on the steps of St Martin-in-the-Fields by representatives from almost all the various … Continue reading

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Below the rim of the glass proper…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is one appearing in the form of either two lions back to back, or a tract of land with a lion or human head at each end, the god Aker. His attributes … Continue reading

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Yet not uncomfortable to the touch…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a man with a goose, or a red crown, on his head, is the God Geb. He is from Heliopolis and his attributes are earth and fertility. (Geb) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dave, … Continue reading

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