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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to strip naked, close your eyes, cross your fingers, levitate and hover round the room for ten minutes thinking about clouds, pale angels and birds – then put a pair of pants on, … Continue reading

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The FabergĂ© egg…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s hippopotamus is the one pondering about the odd cluster of ‘P’s and vowels in the middle of his name. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Did you read that interesting article in yesterday’s Daily Stuffed?’ ‘Which one?’ ‘Do you get … 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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The play’s the thing…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the term ‘crawl space’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Alright everyone, let’s go for a take… a bit of hush please… So, Violet, you are the head of the publicity department of the theatre … Continue reading

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It’s the nature of creativity…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s zebra is the black and white spotted one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Where are we now?… Oh yes, Monday morning… Saturday lunchtime, after typing in my blog post, I ate a small meal of tinned curried mackerel with … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Great Britain…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that of the gears of the haunted windmill creaking and turning in the dead of night… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s another little gem of a book found in a junk shop a few years ago; … Continue reading

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‘A musical treat in store…’

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the apple landing on the bishop’s head during the eucharist. Oh, how we laughed… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I like the idea of radio. You don’t have to keep an eye on it, … Continue reading

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