Monthly Archives: March 2018

One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature icy droplets from on high, pink tufts on the horizon, the moon at noon, and shattered shard showers before bedtime. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 365. I’m sorry I’m late, but … Continue reading

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Now, what shall I call this one?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me sharing a bag of fish and chips with John Lennon outside the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool in 1962. (PH) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> One day last week … Continue reading

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Can you drive a bus?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story, The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez: It was a wild, tempestuous night, towards the close of November. Holmes and I sat together in silence … Continue reading

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1956 – ‘Bossy’ is puzzled…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a child with the full and crescent moons as a headdress, is the god Khonsu. His cult centre is Thebes and (unsurprisingly) his association is the moon. (K) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4554…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s zebra is the one wearing a J B Lenoir jacket. (J B L) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, it seems to be Animal Day on Dave’s blog this morning – what with a zebra in a stylish jacket, … Continue reading

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Famous…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: frigorific, freemartin, fremd, frijole, friable, frescade, and warhable. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food item and insult is flan-bastard. (F) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Give me your lemon – me nothing left…’ ‘Long song and something in me eye-e-eye…’ ‘You say I’m combing at the moon girl – whoo whoo.’ … Continue reading

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