Category Archives: academia

Uncle Dave’s Photo Club…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the antenna codlet, the celebes rainbow fish, the fire bar danio, the mouthbrooder, and the requiem shark. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good evening everyone, and welcome to Uncle Dave’s Photo Club. Er, Billy, please … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 31…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: desmid, lazzarone, telestich, prebendal, lavolt, and eccaleobion. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will conduct … Continue reading

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Yet another arse picture…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words juxtaposed with colours are: vitrage violet, olecranon ochre, remurmur red, grackle green, mortmain mauve, and proveditor pink. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On my arty trip to Liverpool a while back – you remember, I wrote piece … Continue reading

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Brownlow and the professor on the phone…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Max Schreck Nosferatu lookalike twins Molly and Percy Piglow – come on up you two and join us on the sofa! My word! Your teeth look really convincing! Ouch!… (M.S.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Plenty of red here…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s last play If So, Then Yes (2010): Reg: In the foreseeable future it will be possible for machines not only to compose, recite and listen to poetry, but appreciate … Continue reading

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The ancient Roman oil lamp…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the cookie-cutter shark, the kissing gourami, Peters’ elephantnose fish, the threadfin bream, and the yellowfin croaker. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I was in secondary school we didn’t have a proper art teacher … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bodach, reboant, waratah, saxhorn, homelyn, and yttrium. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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