Category Archives: cafe

Some of George and Weedon’s characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like an owl hooting from an oak tree on a foggy damp night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, dear reader, you may have noticed that over the past couple of months … Continue reading

Posted in academia, art, books, cafe, drawing, history, humour, information, people, reading, story, style, weather, words, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one sitting in the cinema reaching out to sample popcorn from other people’s tubs… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Whoo! I get all my gates!…’ ‘It’s stars… It’s stars… It’s stars!…’ ‘I be losing my dog … Continue reading

Posted in abstract, brain, cafe, cool, drama, dreaming, existentialism, Hull.UK., humour, information, mind, misheard, music, poetry, serendipity, sex, surrealism, words, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Yes, it was a simple matter of a K2 and a K6…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to put the collected garden worms into a shallow bowl; take off your shoes and socks and place your feet gently into the worms, taking special care not to squash the ones towards … Continue reading

Posted in archeology, brain, British film, cafe, cool, design, drama, Dulltown, Film, history, Hull.UK., humour, information, instruction, observations, phones, puzzle, seeing, serendipity, smiling, surrealism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

I know I shouldn’t really be listening, but…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘armpit’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, I ducked into the cafe yesterday afternoon to dry out with a cup of tea and something chocolatey – the BBC said … Continue reading

Posted in abstract, brain, cafe, composition, conversation, cool, drama, Dulltown, existentialism, Hull.UK., humour, information, misheard, overheard, people, serendipity, surrealism, words, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith (1892): I ascertained that the cause of the row was, that Sarah had accused Mrs Birrell of tearing the pages out of … Continue reading

Posted in abstract, books, brain, cafe, conversation, cool, drama, dreaming, Dulltown, history, humour, information, instruction, misheard, reading, serendipity, surrealism, words, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to strip naked, close your eyes, cross your fingers, levitate and hover round the room for ten minutes thinking about clouds, pale angels and birds – then put a pair of pants on, … Continue reading

Posted in abstract, brain, cafe, conversation, cool, creation, drama, Dulltown, existentialism, Hull.UK., humour, information, instruction, misheard, overheard, poetry, puzzle, serendipity, surrealism, words | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Telephone, telephone…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Gary Crant and Smill With. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I do try to be varied in the things I post daily on this here blog thing, not too much dense text, not too many … Continue reading

Posted in archeology, cafe, celebrities, composition, cool, creation, drama, Dulltown, existentialism, history, Hull.UK., humour, information, observations, people, photography, seeing, serendipity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments