Tag Archives: Noise

Whoa! What’s that bloody noise?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word plethora. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> When I was last in the bustling city of Leeds, about an hour’s train ride from Dulltown, just out of habit, I found … Continue reading

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A few minutes at the Sow Hill Bus Station…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured fruit is the misty blueberry that has rolled off the kitchen worktop and has made a secret new home for itself under the fridge. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I am writing this leaning, my back against the … Continue reading

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Money well spent Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of rustling in the undergrowth. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I had heard of such things of course, but had never considered getting a pair. ‘What is he talking … Continue reading

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It must run in the family…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s warthog is the good-looking one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> An observation: A family was sitting around a couple of tables in the cafe. It was composed of an oldish white-haired chap, a round pink woman of a similar … Continue reading

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Children and builders and men in suits…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘Machicolation’ – A gallery or parapet projecting on brackets and built on the outside of castle towers and walls, with openings in the floor through which to drop molten lead, burning oil, … Continue reading

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A shelf full…

Here are some books spotted in a local second-hand bookshop. Let us try to imagine the person who might have all of these books on his or her shelf: ‘A Manual of Secretarial Practice’ by Head, Porter, Fausset and Wilson. … Continue reading

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