Category Archives: overheard

Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: floppy, hindmost, resorptive, turdine, hauriant, opsonic, and fidgety. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 407. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found robins nesting in my Steinway. A single overheard remark: … Continue reading

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I know I shouldn’t really be listening, but…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘armpit’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, I ducked into the cafe yesterday afternoon to dry out with a cup of tea and something chocolatey – the BBC said … Continue reading

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Just a few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Hamlet, the jackfish, the old world knifefish, the mooneye, the rock beauty, and the prickly shark. Well, I mean, sharks are pretty scary, but a prickly one! Goodness me!… … Continue reading

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Oh, what’s that noise?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one finally discovered on the glass shelf in Donald Trump’s bathroom. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Reading my stuff on these pages, you might have noticed that I might be a little bit, shall we … Continue reading

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Just a few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: verb violet, adverb azure, preposition pink, gerund green, pronoun purple, adjective aquamarine, and the funny mauve colour of the splashes under the fruit tree where the birds like to sit. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to strip naked, close your eyes, cross your fingers, levitate and hover round the room for ten minutes thinking about clouds, pale angels and birds – then put a pair of pants on, … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s heraldic term is Knight Banneret. A high ranking knight in command of a body of men; a square or oblong banner denoting his presence on the field. (KB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 403. … Continue reading

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