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Shadows lunged… the pulsating floor…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the Gigue – a lively Baroque dance, usually with a compound metre and which can be contrapuntal in texture. Come on Stella! Let’s gigue around the kitchen! Oh dear, mind that pan of … Continue reading

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Excuse me, is this the right shop?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s fine old expletive is – Bugger!… ‘Originally, to call someone a Bugger meant simply that you thought he/she was a heretic. The word comes from Bulgar, after an 11th c. sect of Bulgarian heretics.’ From … Continue reading

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The tea spoon…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: courlan, slaister, ovoviviparous, hypabyssal, ullage, and twinter. 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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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one taking the form of a coiled serpent, the god Mehen. He is the protector of the sun god. (Why the sun god should need protection I don’t know.) Mehen. … Continue reading

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A balcony rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the 1969 moon lander – not a very good pourer, but very stable on the table. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hey Miles, how are you getting on with designing the … Continue reading

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Some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to remove the shiny foil from around the circumference using the handle of a teaspoon or a nice fork, press the discs of soft putty (supplied) over the protruding brass nodules on the … Continue reading

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How about a few helpings of spam?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: fungal fawn, mulch mauve, ostrich orange, blip blue, portmanteau pink, disastrous dun, and suffering sage. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on! There’s plenty to go round – I get it delivered fresh to my comments box … Continue reading

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