Monthly Archives: January 2015

A linocut print…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is the one discussed in Farquar’s play of 1698: Mockmode: Pray, which are the most fashionable Oaths in Town? ‘Zoons’ I take it is a very becoming one. Rigadoon: ‘Zoons’ is only used by … Continue reading

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Some cafe music lyrics misheard over the hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s special sounds are: crackle, thud, crackle, murmur, murmur, crash, tinkle, and thud. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Picty-up you walk now and now…’ ‘Oooh… Oh-ooo!’ ‘Me-may, me-may, oh-oh me-may…’ ‘Chipple me baby.’ ‘You be in my weave.’ ‘Shine on … Continue reading

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Teal Blue and Navy…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: medius, medlar, meed, medick, megapode, and wapper. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should Professor Mouldie … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise on the train…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘meme’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yesterday afternoon I was heading towards the Dulltown shopping centre walking past the entrance to the railway station when Tony Mayonnaise, poet from … Continue reading

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A short guide to Great Britain… (2)

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to try to hold it up close to the ceiling using a broom or a golf club whilst tap dancing and singing ‘I Got Rhythm’ by George Gershwin. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Shall we have another … Continue reading

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It’s the nature of creativity…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s zebra is the black and white spotted one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Where are we now?… Oh yes, Monday morning… Saturday lunchtime, after typing in my blog post, I ate a small meal of tinned curried mackerel with … Continue reading

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White sands and yellow stripes…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will feature Rene Magritte in the sky, Giorgio de Chirico on the horizon, and Salvador Dali lurking and stinking in the dark alleys. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, hang on, what’s that sound?… Is it the sound … Continue reading

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