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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s rather nice colours are: Bodmin blue, Tonbridge turquoise, Margate mauve, Yarmouth yellow, Rickmansworth russet, Peterborough pink, Godalming green, and Hull heliotrope. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It deepened John, it deepened…’ ‘No, see it as an up-step Karl!’ ‘A … Continue reading

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It was an idea about a cloud…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word jutting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, it was the other afternoon, I was sitting on a bus going home when I noticed that the sky was pretty empty … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the mambo. Come on Stella my dear, let’s mambo round the kitchen! Hey, watch out for that great big pan of mulligatawny simmering away on the stove!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Yes, you feel like there’s … Continue reading

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Coffee and Mayonnaise…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word lurid. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Last Thursday afternoon I was sitting in my favourite cafe; I was listening very carefully to the barely discernible snatches of customers’ conversation … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the bigscale pomfret, the bonytail chub, the denticle herring, the houndshark, and the porgy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. 384. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was watering the hedgehogs. A … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Topday’s typing error is today’s… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It was a fury hip, but on which record?’ ‘The new different owner is different.’ ‘A manky hall Paul? Tastard would be a first time…’ ‘A towel gets you snow … Continue reading

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What I did on my day off…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: frolicsome, helminthic, choliambic, sexennial, tryptic, and sweaty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have always liked Op Art from the 1960s. When I saw there was an exhibition of it at Tate Liverpool I thought … Continue reading

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