Category Archives: observations

Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, just three days left!): Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: ribald, amitotic, penthemimeral, spoffish, Zaporogian, nullifidian, and bamboozled. (Click?) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 435. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was having a problem … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s your new lino print then Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, only a few days left!): Today’s interesting fish names are: the Yellowtail Amberjack, the Slipmouth, the Tubeshoulder, the Pineapplefish, the Opah, and the Handfish. If you were dining in a posh restaurant and wanted to … Continue reading

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Is it worth waiting for a bus then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe. (Europe, only a few days left!): Today’s dictionary words are: magniloquent, wampish, zwanziger, lucarne, delphin, and attemper. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast … Continue reading

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Some rambling on about QWERTY and the end of the world…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: ass azure, hare heliotrope, racoon red, terrapin turquoise, ox orange, viper violet, gannet green, and that odd streak of yellow in the sunset just before a torrential downpour. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> QWERTY, QWERTY, … Continue reading

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The melting runny wet beast…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s person I’d hate to get stuck in a jammed lift with is Conservative politician Jacob Rees-Mogg. (click here) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s one I took last September. So, what is it Dave? I hear you ask. Well, … Continue reading

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The other side of the fence…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film star is Derard Gepardieu. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose it was a case of logic versus evolutionary programmed caution. On Monday afternoon I found myself walking up the eastern side of the big concrete road … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s quotation is from the science book, Life On the Edge, by Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden, which I am currently reading. It is about the surprising role of quantum effects in the workings of biology: … Continue reading

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