Monthly Archives: October 2013

Excuse me sir, have you a moment?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: finsko, paroccipital, skutterudite, morbidezza, and hance. You must have these words ready in suitable sentences for Professor Mouldie first thing in the morning. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Excuse me sir…’ ‘Not now, I’m in … Continue reading

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Decalcomania mania again…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s giant anteater is the one sitting behind the wheel of a new silver-grey BMW. (G.A.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s another of my decalcomania monoprints or monotypes. I think I prefer the word ‘monotype’ to ‘monoprint’ – it … Continue reading

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Some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s very silly word is modicum. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 187. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to take an axe to my Epson printer. A single overheard remark: ‘He doesn’t want a … Continue reading

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Snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s nice expletive is ‘Crippen!’ – from the notorious Edwardian murderer (Dr) Hawley Harvey Crippen. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I’m stultified…’ ‘Give me a robin card.’ ‘What the saline!’ ‘What does Uncle Jeff have in his hair?’ ‘Moments of … Continue reading

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Whoopi and Rosalind…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to go to your local supermarket, raise you hands above your head, take a deep breath, and float up over the aisles wiggling your feet and smiling at the shoppers below. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So… … Continue reading

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Ships at the ends of streets…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Captain Beefheart quote is – ‘And the pantaloon duck, white goose neck, quacked…’ (Golden Birdies) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo I took a month or two ago. The light was a bit strange that day; it … Continue reading

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Keep the goody flowing!…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: pink, lassoed, helminthic, contrate, and floppy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, and by the way, I have just put another of my short arty videos on YouTube. Do have a look dear reader! (Video) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s … Continue reading

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