Tag Archives: Badger

Little knots of fear…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s smell is that of boiling offal for cat feeding emanating from a nearby neighbour’s house. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha! Another old wrinkled 1960s British pulp science fiction novel, a Badger Book from my modest collection. This one, … Continue reading

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Thick, dark, and unwholesome… He pawed at the glass…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: nidor, telestich, lomentum, chaulmoogra, and tuyere. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Mrs Mouldie may be … Continue reading

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Showerings of sparks and jagged jets…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘Molybdenum’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here we are! Another 1960s British pulp science fiction novel, a ‘Badger book’ from my dusty bookshelf – ‘Hyper Space’ – ‘The discovery … Continue reading

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What’s in that case? His clothes? His lunch?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s drab and fairly boring artist is Walter Richard Sickert. (W.R.S.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, another British pulp science fiction novel from the early 1960s, a ‘Badger Book’ from my small collection. Here we have ‘Android’ (SF79) by … Continue reading

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Telekinesis, Yurgas, and Zuziks…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that of someone popping bubble wrap in the back pews at a wedding. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Zero Minus X… Wow, that sounds clever!… No… it doesn’t, it’s just another 1960s British pulp science fiction novel, a Badger … Continue reading

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Soul-poison in every soft syllable…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s honoured guests are the Prince Charles look-alike twins. (P.C.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Look out!… Here they come!… Yes, ‘Strange, Weird, Eerie’ – it’s another British early 196os pulp supernatural thriller – a Badger Book from my collection. … Continue reading

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Tall complicated piles of as beautiful…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the philosopher and the four muddy footballers locked in a small cupboard. Oh, how we chortled as we crouched, pretending to consider Kant’s idea that reason is the source of … Continue reading

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