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A Tale of Three Cafes…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s hippopotamus is the lithe athletic one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is a rather long and drab account of a not very interesting sort of day; do feel free to stop reading here… Thank you for staying with … Continue reading

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Doom and T-Mayo entertain…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured biscuit is another fig roll – they are so persistent! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I bumped into my friend Stella this morning, you know Stella, she’s the one who generously comes round to discuss my paintings and … Continue reading

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What is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: ‘grasping’, ‘magnificent’, ‘dirty’, ‘sodden’, and ‘charming’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Because of its soft creamy texture – lite life! – sweet nutty flavour – with 38 percent less fat – the savings don’t stop there! – … Continue reading

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Stella goes blue…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sloth is the lithe athletic one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Aphrodite at the Waterhole’ No 22. (2008) Pastel and colour pencil about 28″ x 20″. ‘I’ve seen this one before David…’ ‘No, you haven’t Stella, my dear…’ ‘Well … Continue reading

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Surrealism and gluttony…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Igor Stravinsky’s magnificent ‘Dance of the Big Black Snake.’ (1929). Oh, how we ducked and dived to those crazy rhythms! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh no! It seems that Tony Mayonnaise and … Continue reading

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An ox-tale soup…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the giraffe and the sloth playing a very long game of snooker. Oh, how we groaned into our nose bags! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Popping into my favourite cafe for a green tea … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s disgusting…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘Logodaedaly’ – verbal legerdemain. ‘Legerdemain’ – sleight-of-hand, jugglery. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘What are you doing with that bowl?’ ‘Oh, nothing…’ ‘Yes, you’re doing something. What are you up to?’ ‘Just mixing some stuff up…’ … Continue reading

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