Category Archives: dreaming

Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ignis-fatuus, idocrase, ideopraxist, ileum, ictus, and bryology. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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What is the point in photographing a sculpture?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the Great Pyramid of Giza – a terrible teapot design, a very bad pourer and it should probably have had a handle on it to pick it … Continue reading

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Oh, I do like a nice display on the shelves…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: barycentric, subitaneous, warbling, geanticlinal, complected, and sweaty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, it’s not a very arty photograph. Still, this is quite a collection, isn’t it? I think this picture was ‘captured’ a year … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one with a feather duster held in her trunk helping out the host by flicking at the cobwebs on the cornice. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Na na, nanna na na, nanna na … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of an electric lawnmower encountering a long-lost length of rusty barbed wire. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ed, try hovering in it next time…’ ‘A sixoid? What?…’ ‘And they wanted twelve quid to polish it?’ ‘The … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined insult and food is – You twerp-scone!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘These days of dice – the moving signs…’ ‘It was a chase in the night where you sympathise.’ ‘Ah, volcanoes, and a piece of pie, for … Continue reading

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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to take off your shoes and socks, lie back in your chair and stare at your toes for ten minutes, then wiggle them as fast as you can for five minutes with your … Continue reading

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