Monthly Archives: June 2012

Dralon and Chant in the cafe…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary words is ‘Dithyramb’ – an ancient Greek hymn sung in honour of Bacchus. I often find myself humming the odd dithyramb whilst strolling down to the pub… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, there I was in the … Continue reading

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How to improve your photography….

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: ‘Ebullient’, ‘Foetid’, Disarming’, and ‘Rugged’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> How to improve your photography in one easy step… Yes, that’s right – burn or delete all your bad pictures! Well, possibly not… This piece is really … Continue reading

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Bits, bits, bits….

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for dusty tendrils of fiscal ivy to cling to the intra-day high trading price, whilst the Dow Jones smokes a quiet cigarette outside. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No.127. I’m sorry I’m … Continue reading

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Wave crests are blown into froth…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘stellion’ – a Levantine lizard with starry spots. I often get them scuttling away under the bath when I open the bathroom door unexpectedly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Let’s have some more from that junk … Continue reading

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Quasi-Stella Object…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to lie face down on a thick rug, elevate your lower legs, and wiggle your toes as fast as you can. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘David.’ ‘Yes Veronica?’ ‘What are your opinions on people who change … Continue reading

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That’s about the size of it…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘chequey’ – covered all over with squares of equal size in two alternating colours. It means that you can have a quick game of chess on your shield in between skirmishes in … Continue reading

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Drama in plaster…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is formed from parabolic hoops of polished brass with bright dangling roses on yellow strings. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here… have a look at another of my old black and white photographs! This one I think, is … Continue reading

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