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Hm, beer… warmth…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s annoyance is first triggered when you find that you are getting more spam items on your blog than actual readers. Doh!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Walking into town, past the railway station car park the other day, I noticed … Continue reading

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An old black and white photo…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: brittle blue, barrel beige, bumpy burgundy, brilliant black, ragged russet, and wimpish white. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a fairly strange photo from my early days of film and darkroom photography. This is a scanned 35 … Continue reading

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Doom and the vegetables…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a golf ball dropping down a hole. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> One of my favourite cafes is the one on the north-east side of the square called … Continue reading

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Mayonnaise on the street…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured fruit is the haughty pineapple lording it over the Golden Delicious in the fruit bowl in the sitting room. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I happened to bump into Tony Mayonnaise, poet from the glory days of the … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4534…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me standing chatting with Richard M. Nixon on the lawn of the White House in 1973, I’m the one on the left grinning and smoking … Continue reading

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Some reasonably interesting small items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s gorilla is the one in the Bermuda shorts, wearing sunglasses, talking on his phone, over there on the lounger by the pool… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 304. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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Rambling on about flags…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature moistness in vestibules, egg-shaped white clouds, bees looking puzzled, frogs glancing upwards, and a blueness that is fresh and exhilarating. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is a rather drab and uninteresting photograph. How’s that for … Continue reading

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