Category Archives: physics

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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Two very good afternoons…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, Fresh as two daisies. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is a post about two afternoons: Last Saturday afternoon was one of them, I spent a couple of hours sitting in my little workshop cutting … Continue reading

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Good triumphs in the end, every week…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: abthane, scriggle, posteen, gay-you, windring couchee, and pugging. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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