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This is not art. No. 30…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to lay it flat on the bench, round off the four corners using a rasp and your half round bastard file (HRBF) – use winding sticks (WS) to check for flatness – take … Continue reading

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Observations…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘cuirass’ – plate armour for the torso. I had a nice cuirass once, but it was too sweaty and uncomfortable in the summer months. Cuirass. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘A society in which the teenagers … Continue reading

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The lass in the frock shop…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is: ‘Paranymph’ – a friend who went with the bridegroom to fetch the bride, a groomsman or bridesmaid: one who countenances and supports another. Me, I’ve never fancied being a paranymph, just not … Continue reading

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The ‘meaningful’ photograph…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: ‘nutant’, ‘fungibles’, ‘peen’, and ‘dipleidoscope’. Yes, these are real words; please look them up and feel free to introduce them into your conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So… it was one of the … Continue reading

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Large footwear in monochrome…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘subsellium’ – a misericord. ‘Misericord’ – a bracket on a turn-up seat in a choir-stall allowing the infirm some support when standing. Yes, I always take advantage of a handy subsellium when … Continue reading

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Observations…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘bummock’ (Orkney) a brewing of ale for a feast. Come on everyone – let’s get pissed… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A single overheard remark: ‘The place was an absolute grotto!’ In town today there were … Continue reading

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