Category Archives: Film

Would you like some chalk or some cheese?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: espagnolette, telesm, plash, skatole, whew, inarm, and areography. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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The PCCP in the City of Culture…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured vegetable is the dusty and morose sweet potato slouching against a full carton of milk on the kitchen worktop. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well dear reader, I hope you are not easily upset by what the TV … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bobak, arapaima, whaup, rumbelow, manteel, and setwall. 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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One or two titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quote is from his 1949 novel The Little Sister: Her eyes were melting. ‘Take my glasses off,’ she whispered. ‘Philip. I don’t mind if you take a little whisky once in a while, … Continue reading

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Drama down the marina…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s penguin is the one that doesn’t bother with the cute way of walking. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now here’s a photo packed with meaning and emotion! The trouble is, I’m not sure what the meaning or the emotion … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 14…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: voluptuous violet, ambient amber, bruised brown, lofty lilac, crumbly cream, and lazy lemon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is number 14 in my series ‘This is not art’ – are you enjoying these dear reader? I … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: grainy, setaceous, nucivorous, gruesome, deglutitive, circumfluent, and ruddy. I am slowly becoming nucivorous – on the whole I think this is probably a good thing. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. … Continue reading

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