Tag Archives: John Steed

It’s Avenger-Trek!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: uppity umber, olid orange, ribald red, ghoul green, medical mauve, and ugly ultramarine. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, here we go again! On the TV we seem to have, on one channel an episode of the … Continue reading

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Avenger Trek revisited…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual and interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the flukes of Moby Dick – although this pot is easy in the hand, it is unfortunately a rather awkward pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, I see … Continue reading

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It’s Avenger Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Ultimate Thule (1940): “You see,” answered Falter, “in Indochina, at the lottery drawings, the numbers are extracted by a monkey. I happen to be that monkey. Another metaphor: … Continue reading

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Aha! It’s Avenger Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: flagrant fawn, porky pink, voluble violet, rocky riot red, clammy cream, gimcrack green and writhing rose. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it was a difficult decision to make. On the TV at the same time there … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4628…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quote is from his novel The High Window (1943): He leaned back in his chair with the smile of a bored aristocrat. ‘All set?’ I inquired. ‘Pulse and respiration normal? You wouldn’t like … Continue reading

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Avenger-Trek on the TV…

But first… Dulltown UK: Today’s heraldic term is ‘pale’ – a vertical band down the centre of a shield. By the way, the ancient arms of the City of Dulltown are emblazoned thus: Azure three ducal coronets in pale or. … Continue reading

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Jim, Spock, Steed, and Mrs Peel…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for the US dollar to be perky, the pound to be sullen, the euro to be skittish, the yuan to be beaming, and the cowry shell to be glowing in the noonday … Continue reading

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