Category Archives: observations

Rambling on about UFOs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: Michaelmas mauve, rope russet, Yucatan yellow, broiling blue, guppy green, frozen fawn, piglet purple, and broomstick brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Unidentified flying objects – UFOs. I’ve always like the idea of those; ever since I … 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 quotation is from the 1949 novel The Little Sister by Raymond Chandler. Our hero, private detective Philip Marlowe has been drugged: A face swam towards me out of the darkness. I changed direction and started … Continue reading

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Just one or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: gambolling, chasmogamic, patrilocal, tympaniform, elytriform, caliginous, and rubbery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 361. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was pestered by lots of autograph hunters. A single overheard … Continue reading

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Snaking their way through the pipes……

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the apple from the Tree of Knowledge – don’t you dare take off the lid and look inside!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yesterday lunchtime: So, I got my plate of … Continue reading

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Just a few pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s two words that are difficult to say when glued together are: spam queue, spam queue, spam queue, spam queue… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 360. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was delayed by … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 22…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of a fat snake hissing from inside a euphonium. (Euphonium) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, it’s a simple gem of a composition isn’t it? It almost looks like a hole in the ground offering a … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4685…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: poitrel, poikilitic, poignado, pogonotomy, podex, and frabjous. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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