Category Archives: cafe

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

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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

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s heraldic term is Knight Banneret. A high ranking knight in command of a body of men; a square or oblong banner denoting his presence on the field. (KB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 403. … Continue reading

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That warrant and those squeaks…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found between pages 224 and 225 of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s funny when you have several things, random ones, that come together to form a little … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: ajowan, stakhanovite, wawl, himation, pennal, and disyoke. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor bring … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4706…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s rather nice fish names are: the Australian prowfish, the crapple, the green spotted puffer, the noodlefish, the peppered corydoras, and of course the redhorse sucker. If you had to take one of these fish into … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one having an animated political argument with the elephant in the room. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 401. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was honing all my chisels and plane … Continue reading

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