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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: arapaima, zymome, reckling, Tylopoda, manjack, and filioque. 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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Behind the ear rambling…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old snapshot is the one of me being thrown out of the Bullingdon Club for being too nice, and also for being poor. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The lad, in his late teens or his early twenties, … Continue reading

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The marvelous painting…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading: Piffke was burly, dignified, and smartly dressed. He had blond eyelashes, baby-colored skin, a profile that had prudently stopped … Continue reading

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Stella moves on to custard creams…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me going over Niagara Falls in a barrel in 1936. See how I’m cheerily waving out of the top as I head on down! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: abthane, feague, Theopaschite, patibulary, weever, and himation. 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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So, Dave, what was the exhibition like then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading. And at every corner, emblem of ineffable happiness, stood a sleek-hosed harlot whose features there was no time to … Continue reading

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So, what is in the surrealist van then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word muntin. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was sitting in the café on Monday, attacking a slice of salami pizza, a recent addition to the café’s fare, when a … Continue reading

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