Category Archives: radio

Just some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one going round annoying everyone trying to sell them insurance. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 341. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had jackdaws on my finials. A … Continue reading

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Poor tired old BBC…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is the verb ‘to marshal’ – to combine two or more coats of arms onto one shield. (Marshal) I tried a bit of marshalling once, but afterwards people said that my shield looked … Continue reading

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Enquire Within (4) – Hartshorn shavings and concentrated gallnuts…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the word ‘nevertheless’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘The year is 1934…’ No it isn’t, it’s 2015!… TV and radio documentaries always start off like that. They are desperate to draw you in in … Continue reading

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The play’s the thing… (Hamlet. Act 2, scene 2)

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: crinal, grattoir, misfeign, switchel, inclip, and digamma. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Please note, the … Continue reading

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A few short items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: alcaide, alerce, alegge, alerion, alegar, and bummock. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Extra marks will … Continue reading

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His Ebenezer was surprisingly wooden…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that of a large anvil falling onto a drum kit from a great height – I particularly like the lingering sound of the dented cymbals rolling across the floor after the main impact. … Continue reading

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Some titchy, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: mauve, mauve, mauve, mauve, cherry red, mauve, mauve, and mauve. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 239. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to bury a twin-necked electric guitar that someone gave … Continue reading

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