Category Archives: observations

Someone called Stacey, with autumn leaves…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a mushroom cloud formed by the explosion of a medium-sized thermonuclear device. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, was it worth taking this photograph? I’m still not sure… It was last … Continue reading

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A few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to slit the wrapping with a suitable implement and remove, rub it down with something soft and fluffy, tickle the underparts with a moistened finger end, stand back a couple of paces and … Continue reading

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Distant galaxies, or just bird shit?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: arcanum, araeometer, arbalest, aptote, archegonium, argand, and beslubber. 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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Just a few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the boogaloo. Come on Stella – let’s boogaloo around the kitchen! Hey, watch out for that pan of minestrone simmering on the hob! You nearly had it over with your elbow just then!… … Continue reading

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Dot matrix on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing jackal-headed, or in the form of a jackal, the God Anubis. His associations are cemeteries and embalming. (Anubis) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, I suppose it’s so that the bus driver … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a large threatening cumulonimbus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 392. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had a bit of trouble with my sump. A rather … Continue reading

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Another misty runny window photograph…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one cheating at table tennis by using five bats. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, yes, I know it was only yesterday I showed you one of my photos dear reader, but I was so pleased … Continue reading

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