Monthly Archives: October 2012

More snatches of overheard and misheard conversation…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s medicine also contains Methylparahydroxybenzoate and Propylparahydroxybenzoate. Very clever to get all that into one little pill… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hello Jeremy.’ ‘Making the church visible.’ ‘A trapped bat, your annual meeting day.’ ‘Brain world…’ ‘No, no, no, … Continue reading

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Stella at the Waterhole…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is perpendicular with notched grey parallelograms of fluff, also a shabby big faced moon… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Stripes…’ ‘What?’…’ ‘Stripes David… It’s a bit bright isn’t it?’ ‘You have a great talent for stating the obvious … Continue reading

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A few small items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘Lentibulariaceae’ – the bladderwort and butterwort of tubifloral dicotyledons. Come on everybody, let’s all say the definition together – the bladderwort and butterwort of… Come on now, don’t be shy! Hey, you … Continue reading

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Blue cat hiding…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘tierceron’ – In a vault, a secondary rib, which springs from one of the main springers, or the central boss, and leads to a place on the rib-ridge. Well, I’m glad we’ve … Continue reading

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What I’d really like is a …

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to run a hot iron over it until it starts to curve and twist, then jump on it with bare feet to get it flat again. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In my childhood I used to … Continue reading

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Some tichy items…

But first… Dulltown Europe: Today’s weather is straight from a dusty cubbyhole in God’s heavy dark roll-top writing desk… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No.144. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to draw moustaches and spectacles on all the … Continue reading

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…as she probed the alien ruins…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘varsovienne’ – a dance imitated from the Polish mazurka. Come on Stella, let’s varsovienne around the kitchen whilst waiting for the kettle to boil. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I’m afraid it’s another 1960s British … Continue reading

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