Tag Archives: Star Trek

What’s this?… Avenger Trek?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s fruit is the single hairy rambutan snuggling in amongst the satsumas in the fruit bowl on the sideboard. (R) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I see that there is an episode of the 1960s The Avengers just starting … Continue reading

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Avenger Trek continued…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word trunnion. (T) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, where was I?… Right, yes, I was in the middle of flicking between channels on the TV, watching both an episode … Continue reading

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A few smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s triangle is unfortunately a scalene one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 279. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had puffins in my outhouse. A single overheard remark: ‘I’ve never seen a peach this fucking … Continue reading

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Kirk, Spock, and Mrs Peel…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured expletive is ‘arse!’  This is of course the same as the US ‘ass’, but the English version avoids any possible confusion between buttocks and donkeys which, for me, is a good thing – and … 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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Jim, Bones, John and Emma…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that of the domed chrome kettle on the hob booming and thudding as it comes to the boil. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm… TV… So, should I watch an episode of the original 1960s Star Trek, … Continue reading

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My friend and Jim Kirk…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s celebrity I’d least like to get stuck in a lift with is Buzz Lightyear. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A woman friend of mine (who shall remain nameless) once told me that when she was very young she had … Continue reading

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