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Another slice of spam anyone?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s giraffe is the one lying on his back in the park reading Nikolai Gogol’s Dead Souls. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Another slice of spam anyone? I’m quite pleased with today’s title! Spam – I get nervous when I … Continue reading

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Excuse me, what did you just say he was?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s giraffe is the one showing off trying to juggle packs of toilet rolls outside the supermarket… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘He’s absolutely boneless!…’ ‘Bone idle?’ ‘No, boneless.’ ‘Not useless, nor listless?’ ‘He never has a proper list – … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one hanging about outside the church, insisting on being included in all the wedding photos. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Girl, can you tell me why I’m round?’ ‘I found an empty heartache dhow.’ ‘You hardly … Continue reading

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Light and shades…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one bending over trying to read the daily collection times on the pillar box. (PB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I can’t remember where she came from – perhaps she was leaning against a dustbin in … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 43…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one attempting to drive a vintage motorbike and sidecar, but having trouble using the foot-operated gears and brakes – look out, stand back, here she comes again!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, my dear reader! … Continue reading

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A puzzle photograph, a bit of urban strangeness…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one causing a scene crouching down trying to get on the morning rush hour train, even though the carriage is obviously already full. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa! What the hell is going on here? … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one trying on summer sun hats in Harrods. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 416. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was trying to update my cookies and privacy policy. A single … Continue reading

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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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Just some short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one trying on a stylish pair of Bermuda shorts. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 408. I’m sorry I’m late, but I couldn’t find my moisturiser anywhere. A single overheard remark: ‘Bob, … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 37…?

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one attempting to get into a small already full taxi after a night in the pub. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear reader, you may have noticed that I have included a question mark after the … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one washing his upstairs windows without a ladder. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘She’s merchandising all around her now…’ ‘Similarly Alice, there were eight simple Y-calls.’ ‘What? She moved to High Wycombe?’ ‘Five days a week … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s giraffe is the tubby low-slung one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Screener?…’ ‘Orpo-pee-dick?…’ ‘I only have the one sequence, seriously!’ ‘It’s a twisted touch Pamela.’ ‘Your husband and a lemon tree?’ ‘Don’t think about it there in the fridge.’ … Continue reading

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A giraffe with croutons…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sounds are: the bees humming, the birds singing, the click of willow on leather and people screaming and dying in a distant country on the radio. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Veronica Crush, writer and poet from the glory … Continue reading

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