Category Archives: abstract

Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s anaconda is the one trying out sofas and settees in a posh department store. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 431. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was looking for something suitable to put on … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the café hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the RMS Titanic. Very elegant, but a bit heavy, and a very disappointing pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You-oo, so long – leaf break away, evening ideas…’ ‘Tell me dust … Continue reading

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The melting runny wet beast…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s person I’d hate to get stuck in a jammed lift with is Conservative politician Jacob Rees-Mogg. (click here) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s one I took last September. So, what is it Dave? I hear you ask. Well, … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: speckled, amphisbaenic, glebous, sphenoid, logographic, gratulant and bulbous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> £10 completely free! – online slot-sites! – half price for six months, magic! – come on, let’s do this! – you don’t … Continue reading

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Is that lino print done yet Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: triskele, opulus, pasear, chausses, dudder, and olecranon. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will attend … Continue reading

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Is that for another lino print Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s zebra is the one standing admiring some pictures of dazzle painted warships. (dazzle) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is that drawing for another lino print Dave?… Why, yes it is. As you see, I’ve decided to include some large … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s quotation is from the science book, Life On the Edge, by Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden, which I am currently reading. It is about the surprising role of quantum effects in the workings of biology: … Continue reading

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