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It’s Avenger-Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a villainous chuckle from the dusty corner of a darkened chamber. An excellent pourer, but it does cool the tea somewhat. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I love … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: bodach, reboant, waratah, saxhorn, homelyn, and yttrium. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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Tea and a scone and surrealism in Wakefield…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bungling brown, rebellious russet, varsovienne violet, pyx pink, flaun faun, and the colour of that funny unexplained stain on my cricket whites. (CW) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday, just on a whim, I … Continue reading

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Some more of those small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the Apollo Lunar Module. (ALM) Looks great on the tea-table, but unfortunately it is a very bad pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 382. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Grains of sugar…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Brian brown, Mervyn mauve, Yolande yellow, Barry butterscotch, Gwendolyn grey, Rudolph red, and that strange pale turquoise of Aunt Betty’s posh going-to-weddings hat. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Little things…’ ‘Eh?’ ‘Small items of…’ ‘Of … Continue reading

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Just some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Armored searobin, the Clingfish, the Glowlight danio, the Houndshark, and the Sand stargazer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 381. I’m sorry I’m late, but I needed to dust … Continue reading

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Stella likes her butter spread thickly…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the phrase – scraped back into a bun. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole. No. 9. (1992) Charcoal and pencil on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Oh, … Continue reading

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