Monthly Archives: December 2011

Waiting for a filling…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to handle it with tongs for the first hour, and then carefully drop the coconuts into the round holes. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another recycled post from those murky days about a year or … Continue reading

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Limping Doom…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘at gaze’ – of deer, looking towards the viewer. Deer do sometimes look rather puzzled and stupid when they glance up from reading their newspapers to stare at you… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Speaking of … Continue reading

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Observations…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is grey ash with swirly blue and white marbles dropped into it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No.93. I’m sorry I’m late, but a fellow philuminist I met on the street, kept me talking. … Continue reading

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Digital tantrums…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘dittography’ – unintentional repetition of letters or words in copying a a manuscript. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What a great device is the PVR… the ‘personal video recorder’. Long gone are those days of messing … Continue reading

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Yet more overheard and misheard snatches of conversation…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured animal is the bare-tailed woolly opossum. We don’t get many of them round these parts. ADW: Caluromys_philander.jpg >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A muddy mind. Has she been with you? Jewish? no… I can do that myself. His … Continue reading

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A card from Crush…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the Admiral and the rubber walrus. Oh, how we roared… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, hello, what’s this? Just as I was about to throw a gaudy pizza leaflet that had arrived through … Continue reading

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A festive shot…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘tichorrhine’ – having an ossified nasal septum – as the fossil woolly rhinoceros. (They often thunder past my window at night doing their loud annoying snorts.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a picture I … Continue reading

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