Tag Archives: Doom

Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one you find peering into your bedroom window when you draw the curtains in the morning. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Billy Tubbs relished embarking on little practical jobs around his old house. It would be … Continue reading

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Ps, Bs, and Kebabs…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for economic growth to peak magnificently just as the earth decides to crawl away and die. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture I took, er, excuse me, captured, back in March. Hm… I’m not … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4725…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one with five feather dusters quickly sprucing up his living room ready for his guests arriving. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Another of my mail art postcards, a simple collage on bright card using clippings from … Continue reading

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Comparing the discarded shell casings…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s planet is the one where all the land masses on the surface are infested with idiots. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, I should really just stop watching them. But there are so many! Switch the TV on and … Continue reading

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Doom’s nose on TV…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like one of Shakespeare’s sonnets.  Not very good for soft-leaded pencils, but it feels very comforting in the hand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thursday was a grey wet day here in … Continue reading

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A pair of suitable electric contacts…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s novel china teapot is the one shaped like a gust of wind blowing some autumn leaves around a lawn. It does keep the tea nice and warm, but it is not, as one might suspect, … Continue reading

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Rambling on about music (possibly ending in a rant)…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: crumpled, Chautauquan, sessile, wanthriven, saxifragaceous, hidalgoish, opsonic, and ribald. Me, I like ‘ribald’ the best! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I expect us humans have always had music. Oh, hang on, are there any cultures … Continue reading

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