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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s anaconda is the one trying out sofas and settees in a posh department store. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 431. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was looking for something suitable to put on … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: speckled, amphisbaenic, glebous, sphenoid, logographic, gratulant and bulbous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> £10 completely free! – online slot-sites! – half price for six months, magic! – come on, let’s do this! – you don’t … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4788…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I re-read recently: Martha sat down at a little distance from him on a settee and lifted her foot off the floor, examining from … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s quotation is from the science book, Life On the Edge, by Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden, which I am currently reading. It is about the surprising role of quantum effects in the workings of biology: … Continue reading

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Fresh spam!… Fresh spam!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s weather will feature snotty outbursts from the east, rumbles from the north, fresh but smelly gusts from the south, and the sound of mass cheering from the west. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose most people hate it … Continue reading

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It’s just spuds Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word – cloying. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph I took back in August. It’s a pretty simple photo this one, but I do like it. No, no! … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one working in the coffee house, successfully serving four or more customers simultaneously. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A bed to be proud of – what a day it’s been! – big top shows! – more … Continue reading

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