Category Archives: colours

Bird talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is Label – a difference mark across the chief of the shield applied to the arms of a son, usually the heir. (Label) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Let me ask you something…’ ‘Eh?’ ‘As a dove … Continue reading

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It’s Avenger-Trek!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: uppity umber, olid orange, ribald red, ghoul green, medical mauve, and ugly ultramarine. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, here we go again! On the TV we seem to have, on one channel an episode of the … Continue reading

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Two snaps from last year…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a short fat right-wing politician – be gentle with that pencil!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Doh!… I’m still a year and two months behind in showing my photographic work dear … Continue reading

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The chap inside there must be crackers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: corybantic, lecherous, quotidian, theopneust, fiducial, bombycid, and fidgety. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, it’s got spaceships and planets on the front and the back covers, but a lot of the stories inside are set … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: rickety russet, bruise brown, parallel pink, rhapsodic red, molten mauve, and gorgon green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The shining circular craft descended in a rather leisurely manner over the centre of the field; the sheep, not … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first, Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: prozymite pink, yurt yellow, bugong blue, atrabilious azure, frippery fawn, and a delicate sort of off-white. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It’s challenge time!…’ ‘He was running the chops Danny.’ ‘Er, ner, ner, that’s an interesting one … Continue reading

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Excuse me, is this the right shop?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fine old expletive is – Bugger!… ‘Originally, to call someone a Bugger meant simply that you thought he/she was a heretic. The word comes from Bulgar, after an 11th c. sect of Bulgarian heretics.’ From … Continue reading

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