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The alphabet boys…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one introducing all the guests to the world of phillumeny and forcing them to look at his bulging albums of matchbox labels. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I’m thinking of changing my name.’ … Continue reading

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Moderate pricer and nice girls…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: adjectival, bisulcate, growly, monadelphous, rounceval, plucky, and lachrymal. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A while back, oh, over a month ago, I showed you a pencil drawing of mine from 2009 of four matchbox labels … Continue reading

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Philuminy finale…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for dripping lettuce futures to be overcome by the lurching, and evil-smelling, Greek Euro bundle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good morning everyone! Do try to settle down… Ms Smetana, is that you behind that newspaper? … Continue reading

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Philuminy and fun…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘cremocarp’ – the characteristic fruit of the Umbelliferae, composed of two one-seeded halves which split apart and dangle from the top of the axis. The ones I have wake me up in … Continue reading

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Philuminy online…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dance is the vigorous stamping dance, the ductia. Come on Veronica, let’s give it a go. Gosh, look at your knickknacks wobbling on your shelf… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another sheet of matchbox labels from my … Continue reading

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A walk down Philuminy Lane…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is like a memory foam mattress – snugly clouds with ripples… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> For further information as to what the hell this is all about, please see my earlier post on the subject. Well, it … Continue reading

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