Category Archives: Grumpiness

Oh, what’s that noise?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one finally discovered on the glass shelf in Donald Trump’s bathroom. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Reading my stuff on these pages, you might have noticed that I might be a little bit, shall we … Continue reading

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A pair of suitable electric contacts…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s novel china teapot is the one shaped like a gust of wind blowing some autumn leaves around a lawn. It does keep the tea nice and warm, but it is not, as one might suspect, … Continue reading

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Rambling on about music (possibly ending in a rant)…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: crumpled, Chautauquan, sessile, wanthriven, saxifragaceous, hidalgoish, opsonic, and ribald. Me, I like ‘ribald’ the best! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I expect us humans have always had music. Oh, hang on, are there any cultures … Continue reading

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Just one or two short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found in a discarded matchbox on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 402. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got carried away burning my … Continue reading

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Stella grabs some scones…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of the word ‘concomitant’. This teapot is unwieldy and is not a very good pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Landscape No. 8. 1990. Charcoal and pencil on paper … Continue reading

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Well, dear reader…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: bushy, cormophytic, scutellate, triapsidal, oviferous, brassy, and cryptocrystalline. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, dear readers, comrades, let me start off today’s talk by first thanking you for turning up on this bleak and chilly … Continue reading

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Brownlow puts his foot in it…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bulging brown, swollen sienna, vile violet, ribald red, yawping yellow, and that funny shade of fawn that the rug went after it had been left in out the sun all day. … Continue reading

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