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The bus driver…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading: While looking sideways out of the window she yawned; he (Franz) glimpsed the swell of her tense tongue in … Continue reading

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On the upper deck…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – As white as two sheets… (Oops! I think I might have done this one before, still, never mind.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear, I’m still well over a year behind with showing … Continue reading

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No, you see, what I should have said was…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for pockets with coins in to be openly laughed at, and thick wads of high denomination banknotes to be cherished in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It is I believe a common thing that … Continue reading

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A slow bus ride in the City of Culture…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one clicking the remote with her trunk trying to find a David Attenborough programme on the TV. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Writing in little notebook on the number 66 bus. 17.33 Thursday … Continue reading

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Just a few juicy words…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s greyhound is the taciturn chubby pipe-smoking one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is another recycled post from the days when I was blogging on that funny old thing called Myspace… It was a grey drizzly day when I … Continue reading

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Words from the bus window…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured dance is the conga. Come on Veronica, let’s get all the neighbours involved and conga down the street. I’ll wear a funny hat and you can get your maracas out. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here are some … Continue reading

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