Monthly Archives: June 2017

Mayonnaise down the alley…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to go into town with sticking plasters on your nose and over each eyebrow, just as a conversation starter. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The evening was dark, and it was bucketing down with big rain; I … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4673…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for money to be nice, and no money to be, well, unthinkable – how about another glass or two of this fine port My Lord?… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s a mail art postcard. … Continue reading

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Oh, damn that gurgling DAB!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen adjectives are: noxious, surreind, kenspeckle, otic, ringent, theopneust, and gurgling. I think my favourite has to be theopneust because I can’t imagine how one would pronounce it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Have we all heard of … Continue reading

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Just hold this for a moment would you?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of a crystal chandelier falling from a great height onto a display of nice Ming vases. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Some things that you might be embarrassed to be seen carrying around in your town … Continue reading

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Warning: Don’t step too close to the hatch!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: ragged russet, yelping yellow, booming burgundy, memorable mauve, bouncing beige and octagon orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, it’s a bit confusing isn’t it?… I suppose I could have cropped the left-hand side of the picture … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: acarus, abstrict, abrooke, abricock, acaulescent, acceptilation, and blate. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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Curves with Michael, Shirley, and Herbert…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s 15th. c 16th. c English expletive is ‘Birladie’ – an early oath on the Blessed Virgin –  a contraction of By our lady. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear Diary, Yesterday afternoon, after a small meal of tinned Danish … Continue reading

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