Tag Archives: Caffe Nero

Robots, tea, and the following day…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s albatross is the one sitting on a bar stool sipping a martini and frantically flicking through a copy of the Financial Times. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I am writing this yesterday. Well, of course as I write this … Continue reading

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Stella plumps for bourbons…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a mouse scurrying across dusty joists in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole No. 1. (1991) Charcoal and pencil on paper, probably about … Continue reading

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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s banana is the one curled around the bottom of the teapot in an affectionate manner. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 307. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to solve one or two hard … Continue reading

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Just a few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: Polly pink, Barry beige, Lawrence lemon, Mortimer maroon, Orville orange, and Sebastian mauve. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 306. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was trying to make my dulcimer louder. … Continue reading

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Sticking with the big chains…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: high streaks of overcooked bacon, a large watery poached egg rising in the east, cloying white steam clinging to the low bushes and grass, and some silent marital upsets as the day … Continue reading

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Teapot design for beginners…

!But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one with her head out the window pinching the ripe apples off next door’s tree. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Look, here are a couple of teapots. One is from Costa Coffee and … Continue reading

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Tea spill doodling…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: genethliac, priapic, stealthy, twinter, melanochroous and fussy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mm, yes, it’s those Caffe Nero teapots you know… If you pay a few pence more you can get a pot of tea instead of … Continue reading

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