Monthly Archives: January 2012

More small bits…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: gelatinous, chirpy, and moribund. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No.99. I’m sorry I’m late, but I became engrossed in finishing off my 4th symphony. ‘Hello, what can I get for you today?’ ‘A … Continue reading

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Oh damn! More insults…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘cadge’ – a padded wooden frame on which a number of hawks may be carried. How many hawks can you get on your cadge? Why not try our new 12 hawk super-cadge? … Continue reading

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Roundness discovered…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘semy’ – covered all over with small charges. (‘Charge’ – a device on a shield or other item.) I wonder if heralds charge per charge? Google Image Result for http://home.comcast.net/~mikibu/W.Rose-images/Device%2520-%2520Francesca%2520Tessa%2520d%27Angelo%2520Extra%2520bees.JPG >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg…’ … Continue reading

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The sights of Hull…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the rat, the cat, and the baseball bat. How we laughed rhythmically… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I am feeling rather weary and achy this morning from the exertions of all that scenery building … Continue reading

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War and Pissed…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is a twinkling spread of tumbling shards of green, grey, and black… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘David, I think you are losing it…’ ‘What?’ ‘Losing it, big time…’ ‘What? No…’ Yes!’ ‘Why? What makes you say that … Continue reading

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Three minor items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s early morning sounds are the whine of the trucks and the bangs of the wheelie-bins as they are dealt with. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Phew, this metal is very difficult to work, could you pass me one of … Continue reading

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Screwing with the Archbishop…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s explosions are loud, but are only on the TV, and are fortunately very, very, distant. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So Dave, what, in your experience, do you think is the most annoying tool on God’s good Earth?’ ‘Well, … Continue reading

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