Category Archives: physics

Veronica and the greased cogs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s special colours are: bugle black, ferret fawn, languid lemon, rhubarb rouge, godly grey, and voluptuous vert. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It must, as it was posted through the letterbox in the front door, have somehow slipped behind that … Continue reading

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The Sneaky Moon-Sun Clue…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: torrid taupe, melancholy mauve, vulgar violet, romping red, groaning grey, bombazine black, anodyne azure and rollicking russet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Unless you are very new to these pages you will almost certainly have spotted that … Continue reading

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It’s in the air we breath you know…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s slow motion image is the one of a waiter tripping slightly and a bowl of hot tomato soup landing in the Lord Mayor’s lap. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You may recall dear reader that last December I showed … Continue reading

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Yes, but could you do me a slightly smaller one?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word colloidal. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, really, I don’t think it should matter. You know, how big a piece of art is. There is a hell of range … Continue reading

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I been working on the boat…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: brittle black, ormolu orange, temperamental turquoise, fragile fawn, and pork pink. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, that post I did about a week ago on an item from the 1954 Gadgets Annual which also featured Madge … Continue reading

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Now then, this ‘Blade’ thing…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the roar of a tiger. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now then, this ‘Blade’ thing… Yes, it’s part of the Dulltown UK City of Culture 2017 of course. It seems that … Continue reading

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The bicycle leaning against the London plane…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old Northern English expletive is, ‘By eck!’ or ‘Oh eck!’. The word ‘eck’ being a euphemism for ‘hell’, is also used nicely in the phrase ‘Will I eck as like’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hey, I hear that … Continue reading

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