Category Archives: physics

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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Ugg and Lugg and thinking…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to take all your clothes off and lie on your bed looking up at the ceiling counting spiders whilst slapping your belly with the flat of your hand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg… Ugg… Ugg!…’ ‘Oh?… … Continue reading

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A good time…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: violin violet, rumba red, gross green, despicable damson, ghastly gold, and Utah yellow. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A cardboard tube with a splash of US stamps and an unnecessary number of airmail stickers arrived … Continue reading

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Science and films spoiled…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, ‘As old as two Methuselahs’. Note: You have to be a bit careful Googling the name Methuselah to check the spelling – you might be directed to meth use LA…. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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