Monthly Archives: July 2018

An attractive garden fitment…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the 1976 novel Harry Bleachbaker by N F Simpson: Throughout this period a silent all-night vigil was being kept on the steps of St Martin-in-the-Fields by representatives from almost all the various … Continue reading

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Two snaps from Dulltown UK…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting down her smart phone while everyone is trying to enjoy the BBC Proms from the Royal Albert Hall on the TV. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I really must try to … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise in a hole…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s anteater is the one that’s gone vegetarian and only eats finely chopped walnuts and raisins now. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was last Thursday afternoon. I was walking around town peering in various cafe windows looking for the … Continue reading

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What the hell have I just walked into?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: triandrous, wheeple, himation, calotte, box-calf, and martellato. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Moderate pricer and nice girls…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: adjectival, bisulcate, growly, monadelphous, rounceval, plucky, and lachrymal. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A while back, oh, over a month ago, I showed you a pencil drawing of mine from 2009 of four matchbox labels … Continue reading

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One or two short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one balancing on one leg on the coffee table – in her youth she was with the circus you know. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 376. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Spatter splatter spatter splatter…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the novel Harry Bleachbaker (1976) by N F Simpson: Mrs Trepatchly: ‘There have been experiments done which show quite conclusively that it is through the soles of their feet that most people … Continue reading

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