Tag Archives: dark chocolate

One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole: Santa grabbed the picture on the mantelpiece, a photograph of an ancient and hostile-looking woman in a black dress and black stockings standing in … Continue reading

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Chocolate, for creativity and optimism…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is little ebony one with only one tusk gathering dust on the top of the bookshelves. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A week or two ago I mentioned my staying up until the early hours … Continue reading

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Late night chocolate and charcoal…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s arthropod is the surprisingly sanguine lobster. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The other evening I had my next door neighbour round to watch a TV documentary on the life of the recently departed blues singer B. B. King; it … Continue reading

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My chocolate muse…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to hold your breath for half a minute, then suck in all of Nature’s clever fumes, and then exhale great gusts of pure air… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So… it was Tuesday evening, five o’clock, a … Continue reading

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