Category Archives: poetry

Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: wappenshaw, zebu, noisette, excide, knout, avouterer, and insufflate. 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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Doom’s nose on TV…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like one of Shakespeare’s sonnets.  Not very good for soft-leaded pencils, but it feels very comforting in the hand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thursday was a grey wet day here in … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to strip naked, close your eyes, cross your fingers, levitate and hover round the room for ten minutes thinking about clouds, pale angels and birds – then put a pair of pants on, … Continue reading

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No, but really, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a snake, is the god Apophis – he is associated with the underworld and chaos, and he is the enemy of the sun god. Apophis. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 99% of germs including … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: ajowan, stakhanovite, wawl, himation, pennal, and disyoke. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor bring … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one washing his upstairs windows without a ladder. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘She’s merchandising all around her now…’ ‘Similarly Alice, there were eight simple Y-calls.’ ‘What? She moved to High Wycombe?’ ‘Five days a week … Continue reading

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Spam-a-bit! Spam-a-bit! Bits of fresh spam!…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s story, Silver Blaze: (Watson) For a whole day my companion (Holmes) had rambled about the room with his chin upon his chest and his brows knitted, charging and … Continue reading

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