Category Archives: conversation

Stella moves on to custard creams…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me going over Niagara Falls in a barrel in 1936. See how I’m cheerily waving out of the top as I head on down! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: abthane, feague, Theopaschite, patibulary, weever, and himation. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Ugg and Lugg, and those other people…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s special colours are: fruity brown, delicious yellow, tangy turquoise, succulent beige, salty mauve, spicy blue, and the colour of that stain on the ceiling where the rain came in two years ago. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ugg… Ugg!…’ … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ocelot is the one carefully locking her bike up to the railings outside the library. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Tony, it was only a day rotator!’ ‘Just a walk down from the fango?…’ ‘A spider-wife watch, and … Continue reading

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All the more foreboding…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Niam Leeson and Statrick Pewart. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, no, really, yes, I can watch this without being scared out of my wits – I have plenty of spare wits backed up and … Continue reading

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So, what is in the surrealist van then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word muntin. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was sitting in the café on Monday, attacking a slice of salami pizza, a recent addition to the café’s fare, when a … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: sparkling red, sparkling umber, sparkling beige, sparkling mauve, sparkling fawn, and mould-on-the-tangerine green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 421. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was learning how to bowl … Continue reading

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