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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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An enormous hairy hand…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: peevish, suffruticose, ratheripe, hoity-toity, dowf, palingenetical, and chubby. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear! This looks cheerful doesn’t it? Yes, it’s another tatty old 1960s British pulp science fiction novel, a Badger Book, from … Continue reading

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Every kind of hideous creeping crawling horror…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: buxom, ringent, sarcous, laeotropic, entophytic, riparian, and stodgy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Gosh! I seem to have been featuring these early 1960s science fiction and supernatural novels and collections of stories, published by Badger … Continue reading

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A sickly dark grey-green-yellow colour…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s flamingo is the one with short legs. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… No, no!… Phew! Look at him!… It’s alright, no need to panic dear reader, it’s just another 1960s British pulp supernatural paperback, a Badger Book from … Continue reading

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Soul-poison in every soft syllable…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s honoured guests are the Prince Charles look-alike twins. (P.C.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Look out!… Here they come!… Yes, ‘Strange, Weird, Eerie’ – it’s another British early 196os pulp supernatural thriller – a Badger Book from my collection. … Continue reading

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Background to the Badgers…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the word ‘circumspect’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a post recycled from those dark days when I was doing my blogging on something called Myspace… It provides a bit more information on … Continue reading

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Through the nozzle…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘bend’ – a diagonal stripe on a shield, from dexter chief to sinister base. Also, a narrow ‘bend’ is called a ‘bendlet’. (Bend) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Bang!… Yes, it’s another 1960s pulp science fiction … Continue reading

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