Monthly Archives: September 2012

Come on, climb out of your box…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘whummle’ or ‘whemmle’ – noun: a state of disorder or confusion. Ah, the world in a whummle… That’s got a nice ring to it… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Just who are you trying to impress?’ … Continue reading

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Strangeness on the shore…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: ‘gargantuan’, ‘docile’, ‘perky’ and ‘fecund’. Please try to include at least two of these words in your conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another work from my small collection (only six so far) of, … Continue reading

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Pithy bits…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured biscuit is the magnificent ‘plain chocolate digestive’ – the monarch of the biscuit world!   ‘Mm…’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No.141. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got my head stuck in a … Continue reading

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Panic stains mole disaster…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the foul-mouthed parrot upsetting Her Majesty the Queen’s corgis. Oh, how we guffawed into our tea cups! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I hear from my friend Stella that that awful couple Simon Doom … Continue reading

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Saint Seb in Edinburgh…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Franz Joseph Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 in C#minor, known as ‘the crap one’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another of my photographs from the dark days of film, chemicals, and smelly … Continue reading

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Overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘dolichurus’ – a dactylic hexameter with a redundant syllable at the end. Er… excuse me, would you mind saying that again please? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘What pressure they must be under.’ ‘Very very upstart…’ … Continue reading

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More decalcomania madness…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about how everyone wanted to see the Duchess’s breasts, but were disappointed because they were the same as ordinary ones. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey look! Here is another of my decalcomania monoprints; this … Continue reading

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