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Yes, it was a simple matter of a K2 and a K6…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to put the collected garden worms into a shallow bowl; take off your shoes and socks and place your feet gently into the worms, taking special care not to squash the ones towards … Continue reading

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Design: Bus shelters – oh look, that’s a novel one!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Asiatic Glassfish, the Devil Ray, the Goblin Shark, the King of the Herrings, and the Pelican Gulper. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I see that the Dulltown Council have had a couple of … 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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Ready to start chopping…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Flann O’Brien’s novel The Third Policeman: His face was gross and far from beautiful but he had modified and assembled his various unpleasant features in some skilful way so that they expressed … Continue reading

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A pause in the design…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s zebra is the spotted one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So anyway, about six or seven months ago I decided, in a rare burst of optimism, that I really should do some more lino printing; I opened an A4 … Continue reading

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Hi Dave, nice shoulder bag!…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s armadillo is the soft cuddly one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I like to have a shoulder bag. Some macho chaps sneer at them and call them ‘man-bags’, but I don’t care. They are a handy size and pretty … Continue reading

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Teapot design for beginners…

!But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one with her head out the window pinching the ripe apples off next door’s tree. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Look, here are a couple of teapots. One is from Costa Coffee and … Continue reading

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