Category Archives: physics

A bit of science in the cafe…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Bodmin brown, Vancouver violet, Tallahassee turquoise, Minsk mauve, Bulawayo blue, Osaka orange, and Reykjavik red. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When preparing to drink tea in the cafe I usually take the teabag (green) out … Continue reading

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You see, it’s a question of wings…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one recently found orbiting in one of the rings of Saturn. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Excuse me, I think you’ve just dropped something.’ ‘Oh dear, so I have! It’s the little velvet pouch with … Continue reading

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Look out! Here comes a lino print!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s very old expletive is, By the Mackins! My book on swearing (Bozzimaccoo: Origins & Meanings of Oaths and Swear Words by Mary Marshall [1975]) says it is, ‘Early, (a) rather uncouth corruption of Marry or … Continue reading

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Locomotion…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Bumphrey Hogart and Weese Ritherspoon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Do you think I’ve got a funny gait? A funny gate Dave? No, no, have I got a funny, walk? Like in Monty Python? Well, … Continue reading

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Having a brainwave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for bankers to laugh at Bitcoins, and for poor people to laugh at bankers. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the bottom left hand corner of the back cover, I just spotted two chaps walking about … Continue reading

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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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