Category Archives: academia

This is not art. No. 36…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word penultimate. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What a feast of form, texture, and colour! This piece is about two-and-a-half metres by four. If it were a painting on a … Continue reading

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Brownlow puts his foot in it…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bulging brown, swollen sienna, vile violet, ribald red, yawping yellow, and that funny shade of fawn that the rug went after it had been left in out the sun all day. … Continue reading

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But it’s just a bit of diffraction on the road Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one showing off in the trendy cafe by tapping away on five iPhones at once. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, it’s no good, my showing you a photo I took only a couple of days … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: blesbok, lectisternium, sternutation, oubliette, yerk, and penneeck. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will not … Continue reading

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An observation, and something about words…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s special guests are the Rudolph Valentino lookalike twins Betty and Ralph Coip. Come on up and have a chat with us on the sofa! Love your stylish monochrome attire! What’s that? Because you always appeared … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 35…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Emperor angelfish, the Jewel tetra, the Nibble fish, the Redlip blenny, the Spinefoot, and the Zebra pieco. Great names eh? Just going on the name, which one would you … Continue reading

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Brownlow and the professor’s trousers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the Prime Minister and the rubber mouse in the dispatch box – oh, how we guffawed later on, down in our dungeon… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Good morning Professor – oh, my goodness!’ … Continue reading

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