Category Archives: Dulltown

Shopping centre strangeness…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s confused film star is Cean Sonnery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a photograph of mine from last November. It’s funny how the way you phrase something substantially affects how it might be received. ‘Here is a photograph … Continue reading

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Some short, but pithy items (the lockdown version)…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: crunchy, ovate, shrieval, tussocky, soboliferous, iracund, and foppish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Short, but pithy items eh? Well, what with this current self-isolation, and that all the caf├ęs have shut down, my observations of … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise in the dark…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Austrian amber, Polish pink, Finnish fawn, Venezuelan violet, Madagascan mauve, Romanian russet, Turkish turquoise, and French Polish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> We are now all in, what seems to be called, ‘UK lockdown’. Every … Continue reading

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Ah, more of those Crush names!…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s lovely fish names are: the Crevice Kelpfish, the Eelpout, the Antenna Codlet, the Flabby Whalefish, the Hamlet, the Bamboo Shark, and the Merluccid Hake. If you needed to have a fish avatar, which of these … Continue reading

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Excuse me, can I interest you in a nice pair of…?

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: foetid, windring, quotidian, facinorous, jugate, ratiocinative, and paunchy. My heavy old dictionary says that one of these words comes from W. Shakespeare, can you guess which one it is? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Generally, … Continue reading

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So, did you get rid of it?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s very nice sounding word is, swarf. (S) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took three or four months ago. A pretty ordinary, and some might say, mundane scene. Well, it’s ordinary around these parts of Dulltown … Continue reading

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Filling the time with lino…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s nice word is the verb to sidle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Do you get out much these days, Dave?…’ Ha! What a very silly question! But since I’m in the house a lot, these very strange and scary … Continue reading

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