Category Archives: religion

A quick serendipitous snap…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is the final one from my copy of the ‘novel’ Harry Bleachbaker (1976) by N F Simpson – rather than choosing a part of the text, this is an extract from the blurb on … Continue reading

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A few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual white china teapot is the one shaped like the cry of a solitary seagull soaring over the white cliffs of Dover. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 378. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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That’ll be the ghost in the grinder Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: sweat, itchiness, shielded eyes, unbearable blue loudness, sparkling car chrome, angry striding humans, air-con chills, softened pavements, red peeling noses, screaming hot toddlers, festering buses, one or two scorched thighs, glistening foreheads, … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ignis-fatuus, idocrase, ideopraxist, ileum, ictus, and bryology. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Dreary scissors…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: flippant, hydatoid, roysterous, xyridaceous, oblanceolate, scurfy, and rumbling. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I usually include an item of spam (from my comments box) when I am compiling one of my regular A Few … Continue reading

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You’d need a bloody long ruler…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: barghest, barilla, baragouin, baobab, barbastelle, banxring, and wasserman. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Tomorrow the professor … Continue reading

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Stella mentions turbidity…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a low flying jet aircraft – a good pourer, but the tea goes cold pretty quickly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole No. 19. (1996). … Continue reading

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