Monthly Archives: December 2019

Aha, it’s Avenger-Trek!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one forcing people to watch streaming David Attenborough shows one after another all night long. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> One is in classy black and white, and the other is in full … Continue reading

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Is this where I sign up?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: bloated, salsuginous, syllabled, juvenescent, spagyic, clonic, and ruffled. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Is this where I sign up, for the rehabilitation course?’ ‘Yes, this is the music section, do take a seat.’ ‘Here?’ ‘Yes. … Continue reading

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People Referring to Their Timetables…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I have recently been re-reading: In the dining room they sat facing each other across the table. Dreyer was finishing what remained of the … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s nice Northern English word is, Maungy. (Click for definition) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Wool maw, wool maw, walking and standing girl.’ ‘Every time I crawl, I crawl, me-me mah…’ ‘Just read me – cushion driving and creepy snow!’ … Continue reading

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Oh, by the way, that lino print is finished…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s rather nice fish names are: the Collared Carpetshark, the Eeltail Catfish, the Flathead, the Ghost Flathead, the Golden Loach, and the Armoured Gunnard. Which one of these would you choose to go into town and … Continue reading

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It’s alright, ’twas but a dream…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s mongoose is the one looking at some geese and wondering… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It must have been that 70% cocoa dark chocolate bar that someone give me as a seasonal present! I had only two or three … Continue reading

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Doom in the gutter…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s English expletives from the time of the Restoration (whenever that was, I was never much good at history) are, Daggers, and, A Pox On It! Me, I like Daggers! – I might try to slip … Continue reading

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