Category Archives: learning

A bit of science in the cafe…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Bodmin brown, Vancouver violet, Tallahassee turquoise, Minsk mauve, Bulawayo blue, Osaka orange, and Reykjavik red. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When preparing to drink tea in the cafe I usually take the teabag (green) out … Continue reading

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Rapidly produced nasty hunch…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s architectural term is Minster – originally the name for any monastic establishment, whether a monastery proper or a house of secular canons. A House of Secular Canons – that sounds to me like the title … Continue reading

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Going crazy-crazy with the charcoal smudges…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s nice fish names are: the Antarctic icefish, the clown loach, the grunt, the dusky grouper, the eagle ray, and the killifish. Which one of these would you least like to get stuck in a broken … Continue reading

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Dave, stop it! It’s just a roof…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: apple violet, mushroom jade, meringue orange, peach black, blueberry green, cauliflower red, and battleship yellow. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday afternoon I was sauntering down a nearby main road; for some reason my … Continue reading

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Just look at the sign!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a wolf howling in the frosty night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Look at the sign…’ ‘Eh?’ ‘Look at the sign!’ ‘What sign?’ ‘This one here.’ ‘Oh, that’s … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Tea and woodwork talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word univalve. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’m not sure if I have a favourite Dulltown cafe; I generally spread myself out, but not in a quantum way of course, … Continue reading

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Some ground coffee on a fire shovel previously heated…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: porous, zoetic, zeugmatic, opisthographic, campylotropous, knaggy, and ribald. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Speaking of odd words, I’m in the mood for delving today. Shall we delve together dear reader? Ah, but what shall we … Continue reading

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