Category Archives: science

And so justice is served…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s short story The Circle (1936): The pinewood piles cast concertina-shaped reflections that wound and unwound on the water. Gurgling and smacking sounds came from under the rotten planks of the … Continue reading

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Ugg and Lugg and thinking…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to take all your clothes off and lie on your bed looking up at the ceiling counting spiders whilst slapping your belly with the flat of your hand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg… Ugg… Ugg!…’ ‘Oh?… … Continue reading

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A good time…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: violin violet, rumba red, gross green, despicable damson, ghastly gold, and Utah yellow. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A cardboard tube with a splash of US stamps and an unnecessary number of airmail stickers arrived … Continue reading

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The perps always get it in the end…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is ‘as miserable as two sins’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I do occasionally watch those US ‘real life’ forensic/crime detective shows on the TV. I find it quite satisfying the way clever science can … Continue reading

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Science and films spoiled…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, ‘As old as two Methuselahs’. Note: You have to be a bit careful Googling the name Methuselah to check the spelling – you might be directed to meth use LA…. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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A winkle poised on a pinnacle…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the Eiffel Tower – as you can imagine it’s not a very good pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Two shillings and sixpence! What a bargain! Yes, it’s another 1960s British … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s demonstration of media people’s ignorance of science is BBC TV covering the solar eclipse last night and having one of their interviewees with a picture of a lunar eclipse behind him. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Spring a back … Continue reading

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