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Brownlow, the professor and the tart…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading: Once again in her drawing room that fool of a painter, a languid rascal with dirty fingernails, glued his lips … Continue reading

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Brownlow takes sandwiches along…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: robust, hygrometric, subdolous, wankle, lageniform, emmenagogic, and fruity. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Damn it Brownlow! Couldn’t you have got us a first class carriage – I’m not used to… to this!’ ‘Sorry professor, but … Continue reading

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Brownlow puts his foot in it…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bulging brown, swollen sienna, vile violet, ribald red, yawping yellow, and that funny shade of fawn that the rug went after it had been left in out the sun all day. … Continue reading

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