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Encounter with a beast on the way home…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word gloom. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, this photo Dave, it’s not really that crisp and sharp, is it?… But you see, evening was coming on, and the light … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy things…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: ajowan, warray, peplos, distyle, scuppernong, and theotechny. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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Hm, beer… warmth…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s annoyance is first triggered when you find that you are getting more spam items on your blog than actual readers. Doh!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Walking into town, past the railway station car park the other day, I noticed … Continue reading

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A busker rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of a Velcro fastener being ripped open in the middle of a church service. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, I have nothing against street musicians, buskers, as such… Yes, I have! There are generally too … Continue reading

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Just a few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word phenomenological. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for be late. No. 397. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was having a bit of trouble with my backstop. A single … Continue reading

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But it’s just a bit of diffraction on the road Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one showing off in the trendy cafe by tapping away on five iPhones at once. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, it’s no good, my showing you a photo I took only a couple of days … Continue reading

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My empty wine glass was filled up again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive is one that cleverly uses the name of a Welsh town to do a bit of ‘effing and blinding‘ without causing too much offence – Llanfairfechan Hell! (L) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, one afternoon in February, … Continue reading

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