Monthly Archives: September 2019

Back to the window of the closed down shop…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one using her trunk to poke and fiddle with the host’s giant Swiss cheese plant. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Some time ago dear reader, I shared with you a strange photograph of … Continue reading

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Avenger-Trek? What’s that?…

But first, Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: bongrace, pelta, setwall, eutropy, zwitterion, and lupulin. 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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A lino print with things in it…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen. Knave, which I am currently re-reading: Dreyer led Franz over a waste of dark carpeting into the shadowy depths of the hall. He flung off in … Continue reading

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Streaked out like a foul nebulous bird of prey…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: viola violet, cello chocolate, trumpet turquoise, euphonium emerald, timpani tangerine, bugle buttermilk and the colour of those dark marks on my nice fawn jacket made when the oily chain came off … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to peel back the membrane just enough to expose the reticule, step to one side and strike the three matches, letting each burn fully down before flicking it nonchalantly into the attached rubber … Continue reading

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The substance that fouls the bottle…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one arguing with the shop assistant about the inadequate leg lengths in their range of trousers. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, who would have thought back in 1934 that one day in the distant future … Continue reading

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Ah, this Brexit thing clarified…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is yet another from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading: He gazed out of the window and saw the dark streets gradually acquiring a certain limpidity, then dimming … Continue reading

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