Monthly Archives: February 2014

So, what are those TV ads trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about Rupert Murdoch and Tony Blair sharing top place in the International Mad Eyes Competition. Oh, how we chuckled down in our bunkers… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You are our kind of person – … Continue reading

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Scrolls, palimpsests, and toffees…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: red, white, blue, red, white, blue, red, white, blue, red, white, blue, brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Brownlow!… Brownlow!…’ ‘Hello?…’ ‘Brownlow! Is that you?…’ ‘I’m here Professor… in the files cupboard.’ ‘In God’s name man! What … Continue reading

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You ain’t from round these parts, are you mister?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will be composed of grand blue and white moving architecture with transverse grey moth-like aeroplanes flitting about. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Shall we have another pop-up? Yes, let’s get the copy of the junk shop book ‘Cowboys … Continue reading

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It’s only mud you know…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: sembling-box, outhauler, mantic, fungibles, and diazeuxis. Please have some well-formed sentences which include these words ready for Professor Mouldie after breakfast tomorrow morning. Be warned, he will be wearing his new … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise and Gravity…

But first… Dullown, Europe: Today’s stoat is the one polishing a red Ferrari outside his mews cottage in Chelsea. (S.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was wondering if my favourite cheap wood shop was open and still in business; the street where it … Continue reading

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Some smallish titbits…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s selected adjectives are: bumpy, elasticated, fluviatile, odoriferous, and chipper. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 199. I’m sorry I’m late, but I mislaid my moustache comb. ‘Oh, you boring bastard! You boring bastard!…’ ‘Oh Dave, … Continue reading

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Veronica all at sea…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the Royal Family and the mouse trapped in the 18th century walnut escritoire. Oh, how we chortled into our dishcloths down in the kitchen… (W.E.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Veronica Crush, writer from … Continue reading

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