Tag Archives: discovery

Spam, spam, spam, spam, and more spam…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: technical taupe, fumbling fawn, vaulting violet, grimacing green, yucky-yucky yellow, and octogenarian orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I seem to be getting a lot more items of crazy-crazy spam turning up in my … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s made up expletive is – Freeze my assets!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So then I had to pay for the whole bloody lot Frank…’ ‘It was the chuck-hold authority, yes it was!’ ‘Kirsten! Kirsten! It wasn’t me!’ ‘It … Continue reading

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From the bus in December…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, As nutty as two fruitcakes. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, it was just about a year ago, it was late afternoon – early evening; I was sitting at the front on the upper deck … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (published 1980): “Take those glasses off. How the hell can you see all that crap on the floor?” “Who wanna look at all that … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 21…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is ‘As steady as two rocks’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, this is a very nice This is Not Art, isn’t it dear reader? What more could one want? There are delicate tones, plenty of … Continue reading

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Still life with rubber band…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to sit cross-legged chanting the vowels of the alphabet (you may include the letter Y if you wish) with your eyes closed. Wiggle the fingers of your right hand and the toes of … Continue reading

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The ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ puzzle…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: boiling black, fizzy fawn, magnificent mauve, gob-smack green, peppermint pink and brackish blue. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Part One: A couple of evenings ago I watched on TV the 1986 film Jumpin’ Jack Flash starring Whoopi … Continue reading

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