Category Archives: physics

A few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novel pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of the wind rattling the trees in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 372. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got to thinking … Continue reading

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Two snaps from last year…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a short fat right-wing politician – be gentle with that pencil!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Doh!… I’m still a year and two months behind in showing my photographic work dear … Continue reading

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The sound of things being hit…

But first… Dulltown UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – You pancake tosser! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Have you ever thought about the sounds that things make when you hit them?’ ‘What, like saucepans, gongs, noses, or cars in supermarket car parks, … Continue reading

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Now, what shall I call this one?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me sharing a bag of fish and chips with John Lennon outside the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool in 1962. (PH) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> One day last week … Continue reading

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Yes, my new religion is based on…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one who appears as a lepidotus fish, the Goddess Hatmehyt – her main cult centre is Mendes. (Hatmehyt) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> And, speaking of religion, I wish to announce, here and now, … Continue reading

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My relationship with Superman…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story The Crooked Man: Holmes pulled a large sheet of tissue paper out of his pocket and carefully unfolded it upon his knee. ‘What do you … Continue reading

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And so justice is served…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s short story The Circle (1936): The pinewood piles cast concertina-shaped reflections that wound and unwound on the water. Gurgling and smacking sounds came from under the rotten planks of the … Continue reading

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