Monthly Archives: September 2013

Hey Dave, it’s all black and white!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s hippopotamus is the one sitting in the library reading Jean-Paul Sartre. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey! Look! Here’s some art… Let’s start at the top: clipped to that drawing board hanging on the wall is a charcoal and … Continue reading

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Some more pith…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to go about pretending to be really stupid in the morning, and then really intelligent in the afternoon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 183. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was up … Continue reading

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Snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first…Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is ‘I don’t give a Continental!’ – A 19th century U.S. oath. It originated in the War of Independence during which the currency issued by the Continental Congress was practically worthless.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Like Gypsy Rose Lee?…’‘Sending … Continue reading

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Yes, I have my own orchestra now…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that of a woodpecker attacking a plugged in electric guitar. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, by the way, I have just put another of my short artwork videos on YouTube. You could have a look at … Continue reading

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No, no, not a real one…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: tenaculum, imbark, contango, menhaden, and stillicide. Please look these words up and have them ready in appropriate sentences for Professor Mouldie tomorrow morning. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, a few weeks ago I was … Continue reading

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Simon and T-Mayo’s gourmet night…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is ‘Well, Google me!…’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On my way to the dentists yesterday for an early morning check-up I bumped into my friend Stella who you may have come across when she occasionally comments on … Continue reading

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Look out! Here it comes!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the local councillor, the golf clubs, and the bowl of cold tomato soup. Oh, how chortled on the clubhouse steps… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is one of my favourite photos from the … Continue reading

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