Category Archives: story

Avenger-Trek revisited…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s radish is the one that unexpectedly appeared on my window sill yesterday afternoon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, what is one to do when there is an episode of the original 1960s Star Trek on one channel, and … Continue reading

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“You will each take twenty-five lines!…”

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: mandolin mauve, organ orange, flute fawn, bassoon beige, tambourine turquoise, and of course viola violet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, another couple of intriguing panels from a page in my tatty and defaced old … Continue reading

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Cabins and shacks…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s smell is that of pungent marijuana smoke drifting down from a nearby open attic window. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Call me Ishmael…’ ‘Eh?…’ ‘Ishmael!…’ ‘Oh, alright, er, Ishmael… So what’s this, here?’ ‘This is the captain’s cabin.’ ‘It’s … Continue reading

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Oh, not another one!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one beating everyone at table tennis down at the community centre. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I think it all starts when you are a kid. You see someone on TV standing holding one, and they … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is Lord Lyon King of Arms – the chief herald in Scotland. (L L K of A) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh good! Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now … Continue reading

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It was just pub talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bugle brown, pursuivant pink, okapi orange, vibrato violet, rubidium red, and that funny mottled turquoise that the plastic bucket went when we left it out in the garden all summer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Parry launched himself across…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for bulging wallets to feel reassuringly smooth and warm to the touch, and the people over there, standing in the rain at the bus stop, to appear as amusing pawns in this … Continue reading

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