Category Archives: Dulltown

Mayonnaise and dirty water…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for money to grow on trees and for bankers to snuggle up and roll about in large heaps of gold coins and large denomination paper currency. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The other morning I was … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one taking the form of a coiled serpent, the god Mehen. He is the protector of the sun god. (Why the sun god should need protection I don’t know.) Mehen. … Continue reading

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A balcony rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the 1969 moon lander – not a very good pourer, but very stable on the table. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hey Miles, how are you getting on with designing the … Continue reading

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Some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to remove the shiny foil from around the circumference using the handle of a teaspoon or a nice fork, press the discs of soft putty (supplied) over the protruding brass nodules on the … Continue reading

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Studded with precious diamonds…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the squeak of a rat in a busy London sewer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well dear reader, I am gradually moving towards being up to date with posting my photographs … Continue reading

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In the old Silhouette…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: bulbous, arboured, subshrubby, osseous, metronymic, racemed, jubate, and dodecasyllabic. I particularly like that last one because I don’t think I could actually manage to say it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, the 1980s… This … Continue reading

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Just one or two small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to learn some words and melodies from your least favourite German opera and stride through the town centre singing them as you go – wear an interesting and colourful hat too. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses … Continue reading

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