Category Archives: magic

Mayonnaise on the steps…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, a woman in the guise of a panther is the Goddess Mafdet; her role is protector against snakes and scorpions. (Mafdet) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was Sunday evening, I was walking in a light … Continue reading

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Do you like grammar at all?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the woman with cow ears, or horns, and sun disc on head, or a perched falcon on head – the goddess Hathor. Her attributes are: Canopic, lungs, North mother, love, fertility, … Continue reading

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Bus rain red traffic glass wet…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word hurdy-gurdy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, there’s something quite stimulating about rainy dark January evenings isn’t there? Front seat upstairs on a double-decker bus – the droplets (what … Continue reading

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Doom in cuffs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the baboon-like god Baba. His attributes are: aggression, virility, the penis being the bolt of heaven’s door or the mast of the underworld boat. (Baba) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I was walking past … Continue reading

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Dave goes festive…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of that rather unpleasant word dungarees. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Look out – it’s nearly upon us!… Christmas, Xmas, Yuletide, the great festivities… Yes, yes, I am a miserable old Scrooge-like … Continue reading

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This year’s non-Christmas card…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ajowan, glyconic, quatorze, tuyere, quatch-buttock, and harmattan. 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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The holly, the ivy, and the mistletoe…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: fulsome, botryoid, glyptic, oragious, sleazy, and intrinsicate. If I had to pick one, I’d go for botryoid – I like the way it rolls off the tongue… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Mummy…’ ‘Yes dear?’ … Continue reading

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