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Hullo, hello, good morning, etc…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading. ‘… it was such a silly thing to do.’ Dreyer briefly cast up his eyes to a makeshift heaven … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Staron Shone and Craniel Daig. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 415. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to deal with a golden eagle on my bird feeder. A single … Continue reading

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Some of George and Weedon’s characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like an owl hooting from an oak tree on a foggy damp night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, dear reader, you may have noticed that over the past couple of months … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 40…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: goblin green, spook sienna, apparition azure, revenant red, poltergeist pink, and the colour of that mysterious recurring stain on the wallpaper high up in the corner of the living room. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But firs… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (1953): There must have been a billion leaves on the land; he waded through them, a dry river smelling of hot cloves and warm dust. … Continue reading

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That red ’62 Strat…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature bloated cumuli, fastidious droplets, gusts of February chill, a dangerous downdraught, and eventually a splash of orange marmalade in the west around dusk. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Warning: If you are not a guitar nerd … Continue reading

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Another misty runny window photograph…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one cheating at table tennis by using five bats. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, yes, I know it was only yesterday I showed you one of my photos dear reader, but I was so pleased … Continue reading

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