Category Archives: physics

Robots, tea, and the following day…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s albatross is the one sitting on a bar stool sipping a martini and frantically flicking through a copy of the Financial Times. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I am writing this yesterday. Well, of course as I write this … Continue reading

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But it’s just a bit of diffraction on the road Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one showing off in the trendy cafe by tapping away on five iPhones at once. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, it’s no good, my showing you a photo I took only a couple of days … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 34…

But first… Today’s instruction is to fold the external flaps inwards to form a symmetrical diamond pattern, and then press them flat with a gloved hand; put a blob of silicone sealant in the centre, and only then open the … Continue reading

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A satisfying conclusion…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: “The original hound was material enough to tug a man’s throat out, yet he was diabolical as well.” “I see that you … Continue reading

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Two snaps from earlier this year…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the alfonsino, the bat ray, the dogteeth tetra, the guitarfish, the labyrinth fish, and the rough sculpin. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How about a couple more of my photographs from earlier this year? Hm, … Continue reading

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Hey, let’s have some more spatter!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to deep-breathly for five good minutes, then stand on one leg with eyes tightly closed, wave slowly to an imaginary departing steam train chugging off to the right, and hum the theme from … Continue reading

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Outer Space 1956…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to rub off any loose flakiness with a folded sheet of coarse sandpaper; slide the palms of your hands over the surface to feel for any snags or protuberances which may remain, if … Continue reading

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