Category Archives: puzzle

Ah, more of those Crush characters!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Melen Hirren and Hom Tanks. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> And speaking of people with odd names, I had an email this morning from Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist … 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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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 opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a black hole – it’s surprisingly heavy, but it does consume all of its own shavings. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dusty and weary, cowhand Bubba Molyneux pushed open the saloon … Continue reading

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Just one or two short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found in a discarded matchbox on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 402. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got carried away burning my … 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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Mail art postcard. No. 4706…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s rather nice fish names are: the Australian prowfish, the crapple, the green spotted puffer, the noodlefish, the peppered corydoras, and of course the redhorse sucker. If you had to take one of these fish into … Continue reading

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