Monthly Archives: June 2018

Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one with a feather duster held in her trunk helping out the host by flicking at the cobwebs on the cornice. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Na na, nanna na na, nanna na … Continue reading

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You’d need a bloody long ruler…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: barghest, barilla, baragouin, baobab, barbastelle, banxring, and wasserman. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Tomorrow the professor … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4681…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s short story The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez: “Halloa! halloa! halloa! What’s this?” Amid the droning of the wind there had come the stamping of a horse’s hoofs, … Continue reading

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Shall we watch the TV forensics tonight?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the MGM lion, here, I’ll show you how to make him roar, just pass me that pencil… (MGM) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It is all true of course!… Well, I … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – You, you gateau gob!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 373. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got carried away defacing a Banksy. A single overheard remark: ‘My skin’s … Continue reading

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Does anyone here like green?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a frog, the goddess Heket; her cult centre is Qus and her association is with childbirth. (H) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Anyone here like green?… Well, there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Spatter Painting. No. 19…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: ribald russet, gargantuan grey, puerile pink, obsidian orange, flippant fawn, obsidian ochre, and that sort of bluey-green that Jim has on his bathroom walls. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It seems a while since I … Continue reading

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