Category Archives: poetry

So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: valuable violet, ridiculous red, pathetic pink, gerrymandering green, terrible turquoise, bombastic brown, fuming fawn, yawping yellow and architectural azure. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Healthy meals at healthy prices – every second counts! – all … Continue reading

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Brexit with Mayonnaise please…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Mette Bidler and Swatrick Payze. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Outside Dulltown railway station (I refuse to to call it the ‘train station’) yesterday afternoon, I noticed a gang of chubby miserable-looking people brandishing union … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Dames Jean and Holdie Gawn. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, John, women?…’ ‘It’s at a junior level and three to go.’ ‘Tooth fibre yeah yeah – he like gone now!’ ‘It’s a foreign horse … Continue reading

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Oh, just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from the 1892 novel The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith: I dreamt I saw some huge blocks of ice in a shop with a bright glare behind them. I … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from the novel The Diary of a Nobody (1892) by George and Weedon Grossmith: On hearing this, Lupin suddenly jumped up from the couch and rushed out of the room sideways. Cummings looked … Continue reading

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Spamplitude… We did more than my fancies…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the big fat one in formal attire in lavish surroundings scoffing food with the British Royal Family. (Click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Seeing the arrival of an item of spam in one’s comments … Continue reading

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Damn! It’s yet more TV forensics!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: fulsome, apothecial, lubberly, wannish, sororial, mancipatory, entomic, and mawkish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I really must stop watching the bloody things – yes, I do know that the ‘perp’ always gets it in the … Continue reading

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