Category Archives: people

Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s image worth turning the TV on for this morning is the Trump Baby flying over Westminster. (TB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Gwen found the pub easily enough after emerging from the Sloane Square tube station. She pushed open … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is, the one appearing as a leonine dwarf, the god Bes. His associations are childbirth and the household. (Bes) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Yes, she looked a real full blossom.’ ‘I’m thinking of a pound … Continue reading

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Oh, just a few smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unzip the two outer flaps and nonchalantly flick them back; slip a wooden metre rule inside and jiggle it about to free up any residual stickiness in the fabric; using the two … Continue reading

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Some more useful Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of a stack of china plates being dropped on a tiled floor at a posh banquet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> My friend, Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now … Continue reading

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Ladies, and gentlemen…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction: is to lay out all of the unpacked parts in a rectilinear grid pattern on a clean carpet, take off your shoes and socks and dance around and between the parts, you must be … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: rickety russet, bruise brown, parallel pink, rhapsodic red, molten mauve, and gorgon green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The shining circular craft descended in a rather leisurely manner over the centre of the field; the sheep, not … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first, Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: prozymite pink, yurt yellow, bugong blue, atrabilious azure, frippery fawn, and a delicate sort of off-white. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘It’s challenge time!…’ ‘He was running the chops Danny.’ ‘Er, ner, ner, that’s an interesting one … Continue reading

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