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Half of an OHCC…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a falcon, the god Horus. His cult centres are Edfu, Hierakonpolis, and Behdet, and his associations are sky and kingship. (Horus) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday, carrying my tray┬áI … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one ignoring all the guests and is instead watching a David Attenborough documentary on the TV. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 387. I’m sorry I’m late, but … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the mambo. Come on Stella my dear, let’s mambo round the kitchen! Hey, watch out for that great big pan of mulligatawny simmering away on the stove!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Yes, you feel like there’s … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4714…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s vintage plastic hula hoop is the yellow one from 1963 gathering dust and cobwebs hanging on nail in the garden shed – just in case one day it may be needed. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, today dear … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully chosen adjectives are: bumptious, carapacial, penannular, zoanthropic, and buxom. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, good old Veronica Crush – writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now living in New York with tall tree … Continue reading

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Counting things on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: moidore, mofette, Mohock, modillion, modena, and velitation. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Mrs Mouldie (Professor Mouldie will be at the horse races) first thing … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Topday’s typing error is today’s… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It was a fury hip, but on which record?’ ‘The new different owner is different.’ ‘A manky hall Paul? Tastard would be a first time…’ ‘A towel gets you snow … Continue reading

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