Xmas 12 days b


grey anorak

Anorak: emblematic of dull


Toaster Ivory

Glass door on toaster — watch toast toast


Watch toast popping up



Dull down by listening to a metronome — instead of an orchestra or other musical group

Ironing Board

12 days ironing board

Ironing, smoothing out the wriggles, can be very satisfying


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Up-to-date information about ironing

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Colouring Book

But don’t give him colored pencils — instead give regular writing pencils — in shades of gray from 9H (light gray) to HB (medium gray) to 9B (dark gray).

Dec 12 days pencils

12 days Hi Uni

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Pencil Sharpener

12 days pencil sharpener

budget sharpener

12 days pencil sharpener 2

deluxe model



Up-to-date information about sharpening pencils

Xmas-pencil sharpening

David at work

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Snow Globe







Battery Tester

12 days battery tester

Checking batteries is good thing to do. A dull man likes to do right things.

Spirit Level

12 days level

Give him a level and he’ll have a ball going all around the house checking to see whether things are level or not — table tops, shelves, floors.

He might even try it on peoples’ heads — checking whether they are level headed or not.

Socks — and sock accessories


sock druing rack

Sock drying rack

darning ball

Darning ball 

Log Splitting Axe

12 days Norwegian Wood axe


12 days Norwegian Wood cover

Up-to-date information about chopping, stacking, drying wood. And photos of stacks of wood.

12 days Norwegian Wood wheelbarrow

Norwegian Wood man on right side of stack

12 days Norwegian Wood man in front of stack

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Calendars — produced by members of Dull Men’s Club

Archie Workman’s The Drainspotter’s 2016 Calendar:

Archie's calendar

To order from Archie: workman.archie@gmail.com


Kevin Beresford’s Roundabouts of Great Britain 2016 Calendar:

12 days roundabouts of great britain

To order from Kevin: http://www.roundaboutsofbritain.com

Book: Dull Men of Great Britain

Cover final screen show

Caution: this may cause drowsiness. Best not to read it while driving.

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