Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mandimoy akko tups!

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘Stylobate’ – The substructure on which a colonnade stands; more correctly, the top step of the structure forming the crepidoma. I always wondered what that thing on my crepidoma was called… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Estelle Wilde and the Green Globe…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured biscuit is the ‘Garibaldi’ – what an unpleasant nasty little thing this is – even dipped in hot tea it fails to excite! Its only use is for putting under the leg of a … Continue reading

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What have those TV ads been telling us?

But first… Dultown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘bummaree’ – a middleman in Billingsgate fish market. I’m sure that we all feel better for knowing that… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A gigantic seventy-five percent – Fantastic, or what? – We helped millions of … Continue reading

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Just an hour on the train…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured dance is the ‘Black Bottom’. Come on Stella, ‘Hop down front then doodle back – mooch to your left, then mooch to your right’ – but hey, mind you don’t knock my aspidistra over, … Continue reading

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Surrealism and gluttony…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Igor Stravinsky’s magnificent ‘Dance of the Big Black Snake.’ (1929). Oh, how we ducked and dived to those crazy rhythms! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh no! It seems that Tony Mayonnaise and … Continue reading

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Some titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to give it a good rub down with an oily rag and then arrange the display of knickknacks as you would in a church. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 137. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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‘Art Mugs’ Dave?…

But first…Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is composed of round hard aerial turnips bumping and grinding above clouds of hot gaseous ox-tail soup. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, walking through town a week or so ago, as I glanced into the window of the … Continue reading

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