Category Archives: history

Ugg, Lugg, and the turnips…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about what happened to Her Majesty the Queen’s hat – oh, how we chortled down in the basement back at Buck House! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg, I have seen you, you know!’ ‘Eh?…’ … Continue reading

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Don Craig’s face was bright with excitement…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to go about your daily business as normal, but instead of speaking, sing all your conversations and interactions with people as if you were in an opera. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Today dear reader, yet again, … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing in the form of a long-horned ram with Atef crown and sun-disc headdress, is the God Herishef from Herakleopolis, his attributes are: primal force, creator, and solar. (Herishef) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s why … Continue reading

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Bo in with the items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘V’. The other letters of the alphabet stand around gaping in amazement at how he can balance there on his point all day long without falling over. … Continue reading

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Stella likes my fluffiness…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word odeon. (Odeon: in ancient Greek and Roman times, a building built for singing exercises, musical shows and poetry competitions.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Untitled drawing. 1987. Charcoal on … Continue reading

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Have you ever heard of…?

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word pendulous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Anyone here heard of Gertrude Hermes?… No? Well, I hadn’t either, until last week. I wonder if her surname is pronounced like the … Continue reading

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Some short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a branch in a strong wind scraping at the bedroom window. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 335. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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