Tag Archives: Professor Trellis of North Wales

It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #15

This one spotted on a large wooden packing case in the loading dock of a university department, by our correspondent Professor Trellis of North Wales, who disclaims all responsibility. “What the large wooden edifice contains seems to be a mystery,” … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas

It’s now awfully fashionable to compile lists of things to see or do before you die. These lists are called Bucket Lists, presumably for the colloquialism in which ‘kicking the bucket’ means ‘die’ (qv. ‘bought the farm’, ‘flensed the ferret’, … Continue reading

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It’s Samhain, Already!

Welcome to our ‘umble ‘ome … Our ‘umble ‘ome, earlier today. … where you’ll be greeted by Mysterious Hooded Figures. A Mysterious Hooded Figure, yesterday. Or maybe the day before. In the image above, Crox Minor, for it is she, … Continue reading

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #94

In an anguished missive accompanying this picture, Professor Trellis of North Wales writes: Have you noticed how existential DIY megamarts get on Bank Holiday weekends? All I wanted to do was get a new hasp for the shed door, and … Continue reading

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Vapid

Earlier this evening Mrs Crox warmed up the televisual receiver for the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. It wasn’t long before the vacuity of the commentary drove me to flight. My, the editorial standards of the BBC have … Continue reading

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Evolution In Pictures #7

Evolution – probably the most misunderstood, misused and abused word in science. Like all words, its meaning has been subject to change. The word didn’t mean the same thing to Darwin as it does to us today. And it certainly … Continue reading

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #3

I have been deluged with this photograph from my friend Professor Trellis of North Wales. ‘I’ve become deeply disturbed by the way non-Newtonian physics is permeating everyday life,’ [Professor Trellis writes] I purchased [the roasting tin] as a simple kitchen … Continue reading

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #4,466

This vaguely disturbing notice sent in by the ever-flocculent Professor Trellis of North Wales. I think it speaks for itself. What it’s saying, though, is another matter.

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #5150

This photo comes from the collection of esoterica maintained by my friend Professor Trellis of North Wales, and is used by permission. No, we don’t know either. We suspect it might be a device used to irradiate frogs so that … Continue reading

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Them

This one just in, kindly sent by Professor Trellis of North Wales. Something – or, perhaps, someone – looks like it’s coming to land somewhere over the Cambrian Mountains. Woooh. Spooky.

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