Category Archives: fashion

The crime scene from above…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the novel A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (published 1980): She was wearing her short pink topper and the small red hat that tilted over one eye so that she … Continue reading

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Some rather nice bags…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: mawkish mauve, grammar grey, ytterbium yellow, roguish red, authoritarian azure, and broiling brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture I took last year in a shopping centre here in Dulltown. For £15 you can have … Continue reading

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The surprising Doom coincidence…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s little quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Tyrants Destroyed (1938): But, believe it or not, he impressed people with his mediocrity as others do with their talent. This could be applied to many of … Continue reading

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I say you chaps! Queer noises in the night!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Naos – the sanctuary or principal chamber of a Greek temple, containing the statue of the god. I was thinking of building a naos in my house and having a statue of … Continue reading

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Danger – film rant, film rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: booming, chorographic, prenasal, wauling, glyconic, mancando, and rotting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Films… I like watching films – Some people like to call them movies by the way… I don’t… I wonder what happened … Continue reading

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The view from the bridge…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s choice adjectives are: belligerent, monotypic, dancettee, pancratic, toponymal, ventripotent, and flapperish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photograph of mine from last year. Actually, at first I typed, ‘Here’s a picture from last year’, and then I changed … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to carefully tack the floppy liner down onto a stout board and stand it vertically against a wall, a tree, or a fence; have some baskets of garlic handy and make sure you … Continue reading

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