Category Archives: existentialism

Bins, ne’er-do-wells, charcoal and pencil…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bamboo red, bamboo, brown, bamboo orange, bamboo violet, bamboo green, bamboo turquoise, and punk pink. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> They come every two weeks, or rather every week, but alternately; the choice is black … Continue reading

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A rather boring item about a pen, (with photos!)…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trying to use one of the host’s billiard cues as a back scratcher. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may know dear reader, I usually write all this blogging stuff in … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a child, is the God Ihy, son of Hathor. His cult centre is Dendera, his association is music and he is often depicted playing on his sistrum. (Ihy) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Flexmon … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one on the bicycle having to bob down over her handlebars when going under low bridges. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 412. I’m sorry I’m late, but the people were trying … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s colourful early 20th c. American expletive is: Jumping Moses in a Benzine Buggy! I think I might try to slip this one into my conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Coobie quep now, never no, never no, never … Continue reading

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A ‘live from the cafe’ mental rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: gullible, interprovincial, sphene, tribrachic, impavid, nomothetic, bipinate and crusty. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The title of this post suggests that I have gone ‘live’ on t’interweb – I haven’t really, but the lines that … Continue reading

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Ugg and Lugg are out of the cave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word monolith. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hello Ugg… Hey, what’s that red mark on your forehead?’ ‘It’s nothing Lugg…’ ‘Look, there’s a spot of blood on it – better … Continue reading

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