Monthly Archives: January 2016

I say… That’s a very nice gold chain you have there…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s orangutan is the one with short arms, spectacles, and rather delicate artistic hands. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The other day I was wandering around town, I was thinking of going to look at some caulking applicators, when I … Continue reading

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A day out with Dave…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a tomcat in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 3 pm on Friday: I am writing this sitting at a cafe table in the ancient city of … Continue reading

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Television forensics…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one hogging all the sherry trifle with his trunk at the buffet table. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I do occasionally watch those US ‘real life’ forensic/crime detective shows on the TV. … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sewer rat is the one with the humorous glint in his eye. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 280. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had blues before sunrise. (BBS) A single overheard remark: ‘I … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4461…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will feature raspberry skies, hailstones shaped like tetrahedra, tubular clouds, and big birds in little raincoats. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, really, it is amazing… and it’s true too!… No, no, I jest, this is just another … Continue reading

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‘Enquire Within’. (6). But the hoop does not count…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word carapace. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, today I find that I have the urge to enquire about something. Perhaps I’ll get out my tattered old junk shop copy … Continue reading

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Aunt Phoebe’s seaside snaps…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: selenographic, seewing, seladang, selictar, sempiternal and wulfenite. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor has … Continue reading

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