Category Archives: creation

How about a few Crush names?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one having fun constantly slithering down, and blocking, the up-escalator in the posh department store. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Are you a writer? Do you write stories or novels? Do you ever find that you … 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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Look, here’s a photo I took yesterday…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is good. There will be plenty of money for us bankers, right up to the point when the planet kills all the humans off. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, I got on the bus back from … Continue reading

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So, Dave, what was the exhibition like then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is another from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel, King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading. And at every corner, emblem of ineffable happiness, stood a sleek-hosed harlot whose features there was no time to … Continue reading

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So, how about a little spam Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one in the organ loft of York Minster playing J S Bach on all four manuals at once. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it is quite annoying, but to a surrealist blogger like me, … Continue reading

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Not fed up with the smudges yet Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to first bend back the tin wings of the inspection flap, insert a finger into the orifice and locate the blind flood valve, which will be greasy, press it gently and then release … Continue reading

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A lino print with things in it…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen. Knave, which I am currently re-reading: Dreyer led Franz over a waste of dark carpeting into the shadowy depths of the hall. He flung off in … Continue reading

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