Category Archives: brain

Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s rather nice colours are: Bodmin blue, Tonbridge turquoise, Margate mauve, Yarmouth yellow, Rickmansworth russet, Peterborough pink, Godalming green, and Hull heliotrope. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It deepened John, it deepened…’ ‘No, see it as an up-step Karl!’ ‘A … Continue reading

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Doom and the priest in the dim cupboard…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Dancing Men by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: (Watson) I looked in amazement at the absurd hieroglyphics upon the paper. “Why, Holmes, it is a … Continue reading

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Some people seem to like spam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: wishy-washy, crinal, latrant, scatophagous, goliardic, sumphish, and bruised. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I remarked a week or two ago on these pages how the number of items of spam flopping and flapping into my … Continue reading

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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 blog is for entertainment purposes only…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word unwieldy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It is nice to have a TV colourfully flickering away in the corner of the room isn’t it? Even if the sound is … 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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Mail art postcard. No. 4615…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a pencil – not many of these were sold, they were far too confusing and annoying when they were placed in people’s pencil boxes. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha! Another … Continue reading

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