Category Archives: Star Trek

Avenger Trek revisited…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual and interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the flukes of Moby Dick – although this pot is easy in the hand, it is unfortunately a rather awkward pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, I see … Continue reading

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It’s Avenger Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Ultimate Thule (1940): “You see,” answered Falter, “in Indochina, at the lottery drawings, the numbers are extracted by a monkey. I happen to be that monkey. Another metaphor: … Continue reading

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An arty day out…

But first… Dulltown UK: Today’s wrinkled old Polaroid snapshot is the one of me and William Shatner sharing a joke on the set of Star Trek in 1967. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I spotted it advertised a while back – and I thought … Continue reading

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Aha! It’s Avenger Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: flagrant fawn, porky pink, voluble violet, rocky riot red, clammy cream, gimcrack green and writhing rose. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it was a difficult decision to make. On the TV at the same time there … Continue reading

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Metallic Doom in the early hours…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one embarrassing everybody by balancing on her front feet with her back legs waving in the air like she used to do in the circus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The phone rang … Continue reading

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Oh good, it’s ‘Avenger Trek’ on the TV…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: The door on the left led to a small kitchenette with a brown woodstone sink and a three burner stove and an old electric … Continue reading

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One or two titchy items…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s dictionary words are: commensurability, reddendum, tonant, intervocalic, attrite, smorzando, and xzster. 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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