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The bus driver…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading: While looking sideways out of the window she yawned; he (Franz) glimpsed the swell of her tense tongue in … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Tea and woodwork talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word univalve. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I’m not sure if I have a favourite Dulltown cafe; I generally spread myself out, but not in a quantum way of course, … Continue reading

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Fully filling the vacancy…

But  first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like a wisp of hair that keeps blowing across one’s forehead on a gusty day. This teapot is a very poor pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was waiting for a … Continue reading

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It wants our energy, our personal energy!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one sitting alone in the middle of the cafe sipping at a grande cappuccino, but randomly and simultaneously snatching bits of cake and panino from other people’s plates at surrounding tables. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Having a brainwave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for bankers to laugh at Bitcoins, and for poor people to laugh at bankers. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the bottom left hand corner of the back cover, I just spotted two chaps walking about … Continue reading

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I’m not really sure if this is interesting enough…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith (1892). Mr Pooter: ‘I advise you to think of earning your living before entangling yourself with a wife whom you will have … Continue reading

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A pair of suitable electric contacts…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s novel china teapot is the one shaped like a gust of wind blowing some autumn leaves around a lawn. It does keep the tea nice and warm, but it is not, as one might suspect, … Continue reading

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