Category Archives: cool

Encounter with a beast on the way home…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word gloom. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, this photo Dave, it’s not really that crisp and sharp, is it?… But you see, evening was coming on, and the light … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy things…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ajowan, warray, peplos, distyle, scuppernong, and theotechny. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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Hm, beer… warmth…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s annoyance is first triggered when you find that you are getting more spam items on your blog than actual readers. Doh!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Walking into town, past the railway station car park the other day, I noticed … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one wearing a t-shirt two sizes too small with a picture of Boris Johnson on it. (Boris) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hey hey hey! I’m going round a speed.’ ‘Now it’s hot … Continue reading

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Stella perks up her tea…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Alfonsino, the Jellynose Fish, the Queen Parrotfish, the Kafue Pike, the Searobin, and the Upside-down Catfish. If you dipped your hand into the water which one would you decide … Continue reading

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A busker rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of a Velcro fastener being ripped open in the middle of a church service. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, I have nothing against street musicians, buskers, as such… Yes, I have! There are generally too … Continue reading

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Some overheard, and definitely misheard, snatches of cafe conversation.

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me having a flaming row with President Richard Nixon in the oval office back in 1970 – gosh, just look at his eyes bulge with … Continue reading

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