Monthly Archives: December 2012

Some titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s flamingo is the short stocky one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 153. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found a crack in my marble plinth. A single overheard remark: ‘Yes, it was covered with … Continue reading

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A couple of observations…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘erminites’ – like ‘ermine’, but with a red spot on each side of the black tail. What a relief! That’s been puzzling me for ages… Erminites. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> An observation: A retired chap, … Continue reading

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The ‘meaningful’ photograph…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: ‘nutant’, ‘fungibles’, ‘peen’, and ‘dipleidoscope’. Yes, these are real words; please look them up and feel free to introduce them into your conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So… it was one of the … Continue reading

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Veronica’s knives and barrels…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to cover the banknotes in wallpaper paste and arrange them in a tiled pattern on the wall, then go out and lock the door securely behind you. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here we are, in that … Continue reading

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Spam, Spam, Spam…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘fretty’ – covered all over with a grid of diagonal lines. I like the sound of that! Fretty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> After I’d published my post ‘A Seasonal Tale’ a few days ago I … Continue reading

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Jovial ovines and other things…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for all the greasy round bumps to suddenly flatten out and then spontaneously morph into sharp saw-like spiteful teeth. Any spare money should be cuddled and petted under a blanket. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I … Continue reading

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Pithy snippets…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that of jingle bells and reindeer snorting and clip-clopping their hooves across the tiles. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 152. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found that my obelisk had tilted … Continue reading

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