Monthly Archives: May 2013

Huge, Grinning, and Horrible…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: subpanation, subterposition, succedaneum, subtrist, substyle, and dilly-bag. Please try to slip all of these words into your conversation today. Marks will be awarded for diction and clever usage. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Welcome again … Continue reading

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Doom and T-Mayo go for it…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for thick grasping fingers holding hot coins, whilst aromatic creamy banknotes are aflutter in the wind. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> My friend Stella, whom you may have encountered at odd times in these pages, enthusiastically … Continue reading

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A minor cafe incident…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s chocolate is the unexpected drippy sweet liqueur one that you didn’t really want. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was sitting at a little round table in my favourite cafe in Leeds with a pot of green tea, having … Continue reading

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Decalcomania in your eye…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: farraginous, piebald, frigorific, sad, pythogenic, and bubbling. Try to use at least one of these words in conversation today, but please make sure your diction is good or your efforts will be wasted… … Continue reading

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Small items, small items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: Light grey, dark grey, light grey, ruby, light grey, dark grey, light grey. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 169. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to unfriend a few people on … Continue reading

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Confectionery rambling…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is lamboys : kilted flexible steel plates worn skirt-like from the waist. I had to stop wearing mine, they started chafing my knees – also they didn’t have pockets for my keys and … Continue reading

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Jim, should you choose to accept it…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s chocolate is the diamond-shaped one that has some bright orange sticky stuff inside it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is another recycled post from the dark days when I had my blog on Myspace, which seemed to implode … Continue reading

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