Monthly Archives: July 2012

Two old items….

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘curricle’ – a two-wheeled open chaise, drawn by two horses abreast. I had a curricle once, but the horses were constantly bickering and I had to get rid of it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I … Continue reading

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Just a bit of ice…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the Queen’s corgis ganging up on her and overthrowing the monarchy. Oh, how we tittered. Google Image Result for http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-EW2_jWHXijk/TgEDhyxIbXI/AAAAAAAABbs/QA_N4Lm11Ho/s1600/article-1187279-02A2A8490000044D-888_468x433.jpg >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey, let’s have a final look into that great … Continue reading

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A page of single overheard remarks…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘statant’ – of a beast, standing facing dexter. (‘Dexter’ – the right-hand side, from the point of view of the shield bearer.) Google Image Result for http://inkwellideas.com/coa/images300/dragon_statant_full.png >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A selection of single … Continue reading

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Doom with cheese…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s biscuit is the ‘Jammie Dodger’ – a coarse sugary item, really only suitable for coarse fat greedy children. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A banging on my front door at 3 am last night – a drunken Simon Doom, … Continue reading

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Three pithy snippets…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘druxy’ – of timber, having decayed spots concealed by healthy wood. I have always had niggling worries that my Fender Stratocaster might be a bit druxy. Nobody wants a druxy strat… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Stella interactions…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: Lugubrious, Lucid, Brackish, and Effete. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Landscape No 92.’ (2010) Charcoal and pencil on paper. About 28″ x 20″. ‘Here we go again…’ ‘What do you mean, “Here we go again.”? ‘Well David, … Continue reading

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