Monthly Archives: June 2014

And how did you spend Friday evening?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s local village that sounds like an insult is Thwing. (T) ‘So, Jimmy, what’s the new teacher at your school like?’ ‘Oh, he’s alright I suppose, but he dresses like an absolute thwing…’ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, as … Continue reading

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Messing with letters…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: degustation, oop, prozymite, hariolate, and tutenag. Please look these words up and have them placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing in the morning. Extra marks will be … Continue reading

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Serenity and disorder…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured colour is viridian – such a nice word, as well as being a nice colour. If I had a parrot I think I’d call her Viridian… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You may recall that a week or two … Continue reading

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Some more titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to put on a Tony Blair mask and run about the shopping mall springing and yelping like a startled gazelle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 214. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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Where the water goes…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the millionaire footballers and the difficult to open packet of fruit gums. Oh, how we chortled as we washed their BMWs down in the basement… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg…’ ‘Yes?’ ‘I’ve been … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard No. 4,445…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is Cyma Recta – a double-curved moulding, concave above and convex below. I had some Cyma Recta mouldings in my living room, but I got bored with them and had them replaced with more … Continue reading

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Bus ride observations…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s albatross is the one with small wings. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here are a couple of short bus related items recycled from a few years ago when I was blogging on something called Myspace. Planning ahead… Right then, … Continue reading

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