Tag Archives: Albert and Madge

Tacked around the periphery of the completed plaque…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the continent of Australia – the boiling water is introduced via the Gulf of Carpentaria, and the tea poured out from Cairns, but this design is, in … Continue reading

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A festive use for burnt-out electric bulbs…..

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like Clint Eastwood’s 357 Magnum revolver. Please note: This sharpener cannot be used for short pencils. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s a rather boring looking book really, a drab red fabric … 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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Straining out the last dregs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient expletive is Od’s Boddikins! – a corruption of ‘God’s body’ with the playful diminutive ‘ikins’ glued on the end – so, I suppose it means ‘God’s cute little body’ then?… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This cheap old … Continue reading

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Our lovely national roundels…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is: As sharp as two pins. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, you see, back in the 1950s here in the UK people didn’t fill their spare time with staring at screens and poking their fingers … Continue reading

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Filed into a number of notches…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the head of President Donald J Trump. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on dear reader! Let’s go back and visit the Britain of the mid 1950s. It was an interesting … Continue reading

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‘With a wire brush to promote early release…’

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: brackish black, porcupine pink, acrobatic azure, broom brown, voluptuous violet and ‘orrible orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, what’s this drab little book with the dark red cloth cover and the cream coloured spine – goodness … Continue reading

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