Monthly Archives: May 2014

Some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s local village name that sounds like an insult is Burstwick. (B) ‘So, how’s young Tony, that new boyfriend of yours?’ ‘He’s not my boyfriend, he’s an absolute burstwick!…’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 211. … Continue reading

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Just green and red…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that of two spiky Telecasters fighting over a very attractive bass riff. (Telecasters) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph from a month or so ago. Is it an interesting picture, or is it a bit boring?… Who am I … Continue reading

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Doom in the night…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: gazogene, gavial, gaum, gegenschein, garganey, and undine. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing in the morning. If he happens to be wearing … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘Vitruvian opening’ – a doorway or window of which the sides incline slightly inwards towards the top, giving it a heavy Egyptian look. I used to have a Vitruvian opening, but one … Continue reading

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Driving past the bungalow…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the idea of curtains. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dr Mult, on her way to the university physics department early every morning, drove past retired Professor Kramp’s bungalow. He was usually to be seen … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Indians…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s pelican is the one with the small beak. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You may recall dear reader that a while ago I featured some three-D pages from my 1951 ‘Cowboys in Pop-Up Action Pictures’ book by E. Joseph … Continue reading

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The Dead Bod on the shed…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is ‘Sbores!’ – a rather obscure 17th century oath – possible coming from ‘God’s pores’, similar to those better known oaths ‘God’s bones’ and ‘God’s blood’. God’s pores – I wonder if God uses … Continue reading

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