Category Archives: story

What happens when someone cuts your rope…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: arapaima, areometer, arabin, araba, aquarelle, aptote, and zoiatria. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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That really big horse…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Koris Barloff and Princent Vice. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You know, up to now, I’ve never fancied the name Troy…’ ‘No?’ ‘No.’ ‘You mean as a first name, I suppose?’ ‘Of course, you couldn’t … Continue reading

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What? More smudges Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another one from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave – which I am currently re-reading – it’s great fun! Then the rain began to patter softly against the window: a rillet would … 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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There’s something jolly fishy in that parcel…

But first… Dulltowm. UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: calumba, nematophore, skyre, lazzarone, wuther and lenocinium. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. You must be fully … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old Polaroid snapshot is the one of me being lifted upside down by a grinning Arnold Schwarzenegger on the set of The Terminator in 1983. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Professor Schmell’s laboratory was in the attic room … Continue reading

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Some of George and Weedon’s characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like an owl hooting from an oak tree on a foggy damp night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, dear reader, you may have noticed that over the past couple of months … Continue reading

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