Category Archives: animals

Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for the markets to show remarkable and unprecedented gains as the world’s wildlife dies out. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You are in the samey samey now girl!’ ‘I don’t wanna be there babe, it’s all … Continue reading

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It’s alright, it’s just some gnomes sitting on unicorns Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Sir Laurence Olivier chatting and having tea and biscuits on the set of Wuthering Heights in 1938. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is this daft enough for … Continue reading

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A thread through the upper mandible of the bill…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one getting stuck half way up the stairs on a double decker bus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Suppose it was 1934! And suppose we lived in Britain. And suppose Google hadn’t been invented…’ It hadn’t! … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one you find peering into your bedroom window when you draw the curtains in the morning. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Billy Tubbs relished embarking on little practical jobs around his old house. It would be … Continue reading

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Spamplitude… We did more than my fancies…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the big fat one in formal attire in lavish surroundings scoffing food with the British Royal Family. (Click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Seeing the arrival of an item of spam in one’s comments … Continue reading

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It wants our energy, our personal energy!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one sitting alone in the middle of the cafe sipping at a grande cappuccino, but randomly and simultaneously snatching bits of cake and panino from other people’s plates at surrounding tables. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Brownlow takes sandwiches along…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: robust, hygrometric, subdolous, wankle, lageniform, emmenagogic, and fruity. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Damn it Brownlow! Couldn’t you have got us a first class carriage – I’m not used to… to this!’ ‘Sorry professor, but … Continue reading

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