Category Archives: TV

All the more foreboding…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Niam Leeson and Statrick Pewart. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, no, really, yes, I can watch this without being scared out of my wits – I have plenty of spare wits backed up and … Continue reading

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Avenger-Trek? What’s that?…

But first, Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: bongrace, pelta, setwall, eutropy, zwitterion, and lupulin. 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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Ah, this Brexit thing clarified…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is yet another from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading: He gazed out of the window and saw the dark streets gradually acquiring a certain limpidity, then dimming … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4636…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s euphemism used as a substitute for the word ‘God’ in an oath or expletive can be chosen from these popular 15th c. to 19th c. ones: Cock, Gog, Cod, Cat, Cud, Od, Ad, Ud and … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one flicking through an old hardback copy of The Hound of the Baskervilles, waving her trunk around and snorting with derision. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 420. I’m … Continue reading

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How about some TV forensics then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: carburettor cream, manifold mauve, radiator russet, alternator azure, sump sienna, and petroleum puce. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Of course, when you flick around the channels, and land on one of these things that’s just … Continue reading

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Yes, I was feeling quite well, until I…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dance is the Bygdedans from Norway. Come on Stella! Let’s Bygdedans round the kitchen for a while! Look out, mind that big pan of hot porridge bubbling away on the stove!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Do you remember … Continue reading

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