Category Archives: serendipity

Bold Persil Fairy Lenor Jungle Rescue outshone…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old wrinkled black and white snapshot is the one of me shaking hands with Her Majesty the Queen in 1962 – a second after that she kicked me in the shin for saying something untoward … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: brambly, saikless, wauling, microseismic, exponible, contumacious, and stuffy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 340. I’m sorry I’m late, but an anaconda came up out of my toilet. A single overheard … Continue reading

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Worth their weight in gold…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bullish black, scatterbrain scarlet, moping mauve, pungent pink, grunting green and vulgar vermilion. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, when on a day out in the more upmarket city of Leeds, about 60 miles west … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s slug is the sleek and stylish one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘All these years I dragged within…’ ‘You burns me, happy-feeling dog.’ ‘I don’t believe in secret hair baby.’ ‘Life in drag is rising on the tree – … Continue reading

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Yet not uncomfortable to the touch…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a man with a goose, or a red crown, on his head, is the God Geb. He is from Heliopolis and his attributes are earth and fertility. (Geb) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dave, … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4514…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a dusty midnight thud echoing through a haunted house. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, yes, this is yet another of my mail art postcards, a very simple … Continue reading

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Summer bug cheese dream…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the Prime Minister’s coconut macaroon dropping into the printer – oh, how we chuckled and guffawed back upstairs in Technical Support. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, you see, I think it was what … Continue reading

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