Monthly Archives: March 2016

A picture of the wind…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: allerion, pennill, swissing, ventose, ianthine, and replevy. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Extra marks will … Continue reading

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Some short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to lay it out flat, measure the intervals accurately and then stick pins in at the nodes. Once inflated, stand well back and throw on the bread crumbs; after a moment or two … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting No. 28…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for money to take on a life of its own and wipe out all the humans from the face of the planet… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey you! Look out!… Stand well back, don’t get … Continue reading

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Some snatches of song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the spelling of the word yacht. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Maybe I’m the one slayed?’ ‘It’s tweezer time, whoa whoa…’ ‘Oh, oh, oh… oh, oh, no…’ ‘Why I, why I… I mean little … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise on the stage…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is Complex Quartering. Quartering is the joining of several different coats of arms on one shield; complex quartering is where lots of coats of arms build up on a single shield and it … Continue reading

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Enquire Within. (8). ‘Extremely unfit for human ears…’

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s very special guests are the Elvis Presley lookalike twins Maud and Jerry Munth; come on in you two, put your guitars down, and join us on the sofa. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Today, how about another delve into … Continue reading

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Decalcomania in the morning…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from The Red-Headed League: I placed my revolver, cocked, upon the top of the wooden case behind which I crouched.  Holmes shot the slide across the front of his … Continue reading

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