Category Archives: writing

Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, just three days left!): Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: ribald, amitotic, penthemimeral, spoffish, Zaporogian, nullifidian, and bamboozled. (Click?) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 435. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was having a problem … Continue reading

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Some more of those spare Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, just a few days left!): Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I re-read a couple of months ago. Dreyer started to dance with one of the pretty sisters, and … Continue reading

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Oh no Dave! Not blogging about blogging?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s clever-sounding foreign word is Weltanschauung. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I started this blogging lark I decided that I should try to post something every day – I’m not quite sure why, but it is something creative to … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s anaconda is the one trying out sofas and settees in a posh department store. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 431. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was looking for something suitable to put on … Continue reading

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Yes, there was something in the night…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I re-read a few weeks ago, marking in pencil my favourite bits of Nabby’s writing. Martha, on her husband: With her whole being she … Continue reading

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This noisy and greasy servant…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s very nice fish names are: the Tommy Ruff, the Tidewater Gobi, the Racoon Butterfly Fish, the Snook, the Smell, and the Zebra Oto. If you were filling in a form and needed to put a … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4788…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I re-read recently: Martha sat down at a little distance from him on a settee and lifted her foot off the floor, examining from … Continue reading

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