Monthly Archives: May 2014

The stars and stripes bow tie…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is the clanging of high deep toned bells; moisture will be squeezed from the resilient blue cubes of Saturday… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I got a late birthday present in the post today. It was a clip-on … Continue reading

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Some titchy pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the campaigning politician bitten by the baby he was kissing. Oh, how we chuckled later back in our cosy limousines! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 210. I’m sorry I’m … Continue reading

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Bright, but disturbing…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s pikelet is the one without any butter holes in it. (P.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, It’s another of my bright glowing postcards; this one is No. 4457. If this is art, it comes under heading ‘Mail art’, … Continue reading

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Messing with letters…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: Blue, light blue, medium blue, pale blue, crow black, blue and light blue. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A simple, but annoying puzzle involving the letter C. Yes, it does look a like a poem doesn’t it? … Continue reading

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City of Cheapness…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the word glum… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I see that the Dulltown City Council have had a new sculpture constructed and erected near the Maritime Museum in the city centre. There are a … Continue reading

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Background to the Badgers…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the word ‘circumspect’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a post recycled from those dark days when I was doing my blogging on something called Myspace… It provides a bit more information on … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is ‘Ballocks and Cods!’ – a 17th century nickname for a parson and his curate. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Gone with a bit of a splash.’ ‘I do do it in the middle of the night.’ ‘You … Continue reading

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