Category Archives: blues

Bo in with the items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured letter of the alphabet is the capital ‘V’. The other letters of the alphabet stand around gaping in amazement at how he can balance there on his point all day long without falling over. … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s American hero is Chuck Berry 1926 – 2017. Come on, let’s listen to the words of Brown-Eyed Handsome Man. ‘Arrested on charges of unemployment he was sitting in the witness stand…’ Of course for ‘brown … Continue reading

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That ad for the Rialtos gig…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old wrinkled Polaroid snapshot is the one of me and Dustin Hoffman drinking Coca-cola and eating doughnuts on the set of Midnight Cowboy in 1968. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear reader, this is a blatantly promotional blog post. … Continue reading

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One or two small items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: carnal, execratory, roopy, ventripotent, knurled, semple, and buttery. I think I’ll try to slip ventripotent into my conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 318. I’m sorry I’m late, but … Continue reading

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Just a few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from the novel The High Window (1943): ‘Somebody had just opened the door of the outer office… It was a slim tall self-satisfied looking number in a tropical worsted suit of … Continue reading

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Creative things against the green wall…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word logodaedaly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Now, what was that funny chord?… Hang on a minute, the phone’s ringing – I’ll just lean my guitar here for a moment … Continue reading

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Robert Petway ‘Catfish’ tab…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured fruit is the knobbly dark avocado sulking behind the curtain on the kitchen window sill. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, my dear reader, today’s post is something of a departure from the norm, and will probably be … Continue reading

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