Category Archives: science

Stella scavenges…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: puma pink, ocelot ochre, vulture violet, fawn fawn, rattlesnake red, baboon blue, tiger turquoise, and the funny shade of mottled pale maroon that my nice white shirt went after being washed … Continue reading

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A bit of science in the cafe…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Bodmin brown, Vancouver violet, Tallahassee turquoise, Minsk mauve, Bulawayo blue, Osaka orange, and Reykjavik red. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When preparing to drink tea in the cafe I usually take the teabag (green) out … Continue reading

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Just look at the sign!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a wolf howling in the frosty night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Look at the sign…’ ‘Eh?’ ‘Look at the sign!’ ‘What sign?’ ‘This one here.’ ‘Oh, that’s … Continue reading

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You see, it’s a question of wings…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one recently found orbiting in one of the rings of Saturn. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Excuse me, I think you’ve just dropped something.’ ‘Oh dear, so I have! It’s the little velvet pouch with … Continue reading

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Look out! Here comes a lino print!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s very old expletive is, By the Mackins! My book on swearing (Bozzimaccoo: Origins & Meanings of Oaths and Swear Words by Mary Marshall [1975]) says it is, ‘Early, (a) rather uncouth corruption of Marry or … Continue reading

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Damn! It’s yet more TV forensics!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: fulsome, apothecial, lubberly, wannish, sororial, mancipatory, entomic, and mawkish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I really must stop watching the bloody things – yes, I do know that the ‘perp’ always gets it in the … Continue reading

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Having a brainwave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for bankers to laugh at Bitcoins, and for poor people to laugh at bankers. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the bottom left hand corner of the back cover, I just spotted two chaps walking about … Continue reading

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