Tag Archives: 1990s

The thwarted piano…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to put on a tricorn naval hat, climb up a pair of sturdy stepladders, look to left and then right with you right palm flat and horizontal above your eyes, sing a verse … Continue reading

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That red ’62 Strat…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature bloated cumuli, fastidious droplets, gusts of February chill, a dangerous downdraught, and eventually a splash of orange marmalade in the west around dusk. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Warning: If you are not a guitar nerd … Continue reading

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That’s an odd composition Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old and little used expletive is Whirligigs! – a euphemism for the more common Balls! or Bollocks! I think I might try slipping it into conversation today, I’m sure it will trigger a few raised … Continue reading

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In the museum…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the Sydney Opera House – listen, you can hear ’em singing away inside as you pour your tea… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another picture from my days of … Continue reading

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Architects versus Engineers…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s smell is that of a nicely warmed up pouch laminator. (PL) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In my younger years I nearly drifted into engineering, the civil kind, but then I suddenly decided that the ‘artist’s life’ would suit … Continue reading

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His horrible revenge on the world…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: gannister, gaunch, gammock, gammerstang, gambado, and torgoch. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should he turn … Continue reading

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Gibby in the 1990s…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: aasvogel, abask, abecedarian, abiturient, abraxas, and weem. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor might … Continue reading

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