Tag Archives: Badger Books

The priests inclined their heads and made low, incanting noises…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is armed – of a human being clothed in armour – or a beast having teeth, beak, or claws in a separate colour. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… How’s this for a book cover! Ah, another … Continue reading

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Wish I’d never heard of astronomy!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: naughty navy, buggered beige, optimistic orange, veilleuse violet, porporate purple, pornocracy pink, and that funny lilac that Jim’s car seats went after they’d been exposed to the summer sun for a … Continue reading

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They rolled in the soft brown earth…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: paragon purple, meaty mauve, tangerine tangerine, blood blue, ostrich ochre, and blockhead burgundy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Alert!… Alert!… (I once saw, chalked on a wall somewhere, Be Alert – Britain needs Lerts! I … Continue reading

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Connected up in a railway cloakroom…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is: as nice as two pies. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Wha!… It’s Supernatural Stories No. 75 – and for just two-shillings-and-sixpence, old money. It is also strange, weird, and it promises to be eerie too. … Continue reading

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Then suddenly you tread on his corn…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the plangent sound of the word ‘plangent’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good god! What a nasty looking bunch!… This is the cover of a British 1960s pulp supernatural thriller, another tattered Badger Book … Continue reading

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A winkle poised on a pinnacle…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the Eiffel Tower – as you can imagine it’s not a very good pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Two shillings and sixpence! What a bargain! Yes, it’s another 1960s British … Continue reading

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Decibels of dirty socks…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: cockled, discal, manifold, suffruticose, noematical, doited, and wanwordy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it was everywhere, she dared not relax her vigilance… No, no, it’s alright, it’s just another junk shop 1960s cheap pulp … Continue reading

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