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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one showing off juggling a complete set of snooker balls. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Wear an ombolla collar Jean?…’ ‘Six-hundred-and-ninety-nine, lash!’ ‘But the lightship wasn’t on the sign…’ ‘It was cup good-guys Memphis stew.’ ‘I’m … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for the rouble bubble to antagonise the ducking dinar and for the Hong Kong dollar to scurry off into a corner and read a thick book. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘We might eat some fudge.’ … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a chandelier crashing to the floor at midnight in an old deserted mansion in the middle of the Grimpen Mire. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Kimowney was … Continue reading

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Forensic science, ellipses, and pencils…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Alfred Hitchcock having a flaming row on the set of Dial M For Murder in 1953. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, having managed to do only … Continue reading

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Come on up and try us!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the name Bunty – for me it sounds too much like an adjective. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Let me show you an old photograph of mine, it was probably taken … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen colours are: Bulawayo blue, Adelaide azure, Yalta yellow, Baton Rouge, Göttingen green, Vicksburg violet, and Filey faun. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Everyone moos – oh, what a heavy comb can do…’ ‘Who is happy now? The groaning … Continue reading

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Half of an OHCC…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a falcon, the god Horus. His cult centres are Edfu, Hierakonpolis, and Behdet, and his associations are sky and kingship. (Horus) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday, carrying my tray I … Continue reading

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