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Hullo, hello, good morning, etc…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from the Vladimir Nabokov novel King, Queen, Knave (1928), which I am currently re-reading. ‘… it was such a silly thing to do.’ Dreyer briefly cast up his eyes to a makeshift heaven … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word rumpled. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You just logic-ed yourself Sandy!’ ‘The English house lady washing and literally do?’ ‘No, all the others is ugly!’ ‘It was quite easy … Continue reading

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Rapidly produced nasty hunch…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s architectural term is Minster – originally the name for any monastic establishment, whether a monastery proper or a house of secular canons. A House of Secular Canons – that sounds to me like the title … Continue reading

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Going crazy-crazy with the charcoal smudges…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s nice fish names are: the Antarctic icefish, the clown loach, the grunt, the dusky grouper, the eagle ray, and the killifish. Which one of these would you least like to get stuck in a broken … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Staron Shone and Craniel Daig. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 415. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to deal with a golden eagle on my bird feeder. A single … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: cheery beige, carnival black, cheery mauve, carnival taupe, cheery brown, carnival grey, and that funny colour that the accidental splash of magenta printer ink on your white shirt went after washing. … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s radish is the spiteful one… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 414. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was trying to set the EQ on my music to ‘pop’. A single overheard remark: ‘He put … Continue reading

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