Tag: The Dull Men of Great Britain

Meeting the Dull (Wo)men of Great Britain – The Post Box Toppers of Rhyl

“Meeting the Dull (Wo)men of Great Britain – The Post Box Toppers of Rhyl” 14 minute read Every so often I am reminded of how odd my life must appear to the outside world. And it seems that my involvement with the Dull Men’s Club is only serving to amplify this oddness; taking what occurred…


Meeting the Dull Men of Great Britain – The Mountain Measurer

“Meeting the Dull Men of Great Britain – The Mountain Measurer” 10 minute read It took me almost three years to make it over to Wales to meet Myrddyn Phillips. And by that I don’t mean that I set off from home and almost three years later I finally arrived (1). No, what I mean…


Meeting the Dull Men of Great Britain – The Beer Can Collector

“Meeting the Dull Men of Great Britain – The Beer Can Collector” 14 minute read Do you remember the early designs of Lynx deodorant cans? I’m talking about the 80’s and 90’s here, back when the designs were clean and simple. The cans were black with a rounded cap, and three silver lines cut through…


Meeting the Dull Men of Great Britain – The Man Who Collects Vacuum Cleaners

“Meeting the Dull Men of Great Britain – The Man Who Collects Vacuum Cleaners” 12 minute read From as far back as I can remember I was always obsessively tidy. As a child, my idea of fun would sometimes be to spend an entire day tidying my bedroom. I’d empty my desk and book shelves…


Meeting the Dull Men of Great Britain – The Crazy Golfers

“Meeting the Dull Men of Great Britain – The Crazy Golfers” 18 minute read It felt like I was on a date. My hands wouldn’t keep still, my heart was beating fast, and a small bead of sweat trickled steadily down my forehead. I was nervous, and it was starting to get the better of…