Category Archives: thinking

Enjoying messing about on the bench…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word Plantagenet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Me, I love pratting about (PA) with things and ‘improving’ them – it’s a very satisfying thing to do. One evening about a … Continue reading

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Hm, beer… warmth…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s annoyance is first triggered when you find that you are getting more spam items on your blog than actual readers. Doh!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Walking into town, past the railway station car park the other day, I noticed … Continue reading

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What’s in Ugg’s handy snake-skin pouch?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Sally-port. A postern gate or passage underground from the inner to outer works of a fortification. I used to have a sally-port, but I had it filled in as soon as I … Continue reading

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An observation, and something about words…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s special guests are the Rudolph Valentino lookalike twins Betty and Ralph Coip. Come on up and have a chat with us on the sofa! Love your stylish monochrome attire! What’s that? Because you always appeared … Continue reading

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Distant galaxies, or just bird shit?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: arcanum, araeometer, arbalest, aptote, archegonium, argand, and beslubber. 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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Dot matrix on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing jackal-headed, or in the form of a jackal, the God Anubis. His associations are cemeteries and embalming. (Anubis) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, I suppose it’s so that the bus driver … Continue reading

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What does Christmas present?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: zymome, matelasse, decuman, festschrift, brelogue, and antiperistasis. 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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