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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ocelot is the one carefully locking her bike up to the railings outside the library. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Tony, it was only a day rotator!’ ‘Just a walk down from the fango?…’ ‘A spider-wife watch, and … Continue reading

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So, how about a little spam Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one in the organ loft of York Minster playing J S Bach on all four manuals at once. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it is quite annoying, but to a surrealist blogger like me, … Continue reading

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So, what is in the surrealist van then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word muntin. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was sitting in the café on Monday, attacking a slice of salami pizza, a recent addition to the café’s fare, when a … Continue reading

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Avenger-Trek? What’s that?…

But first, Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: bongrace, pelta, setwall, eutropy, zwitterion, and lupulin. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to peel back the membrane just enough to expose the reticule, step to one side and strike the three matches, letting each burn fully down before flicking it nonchalantly into the attached rubber … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one flicking through an old hardback copy of The Hound of the Baskervilles, waving her trunk around and snorting with derision. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 420. I’m … Continue reading

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How about some TV forensics then?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: carburettor cream, manifold mauve, radiator russet, alternator azure, sump sienna, and petroleum puce. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Of course, when you flick around the channels, and land on one of these things that’s just … Continue reading

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