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Something is forming in the dust…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: (Europe, gosh we’ll be leaving tomorrow!): Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I finished re-reading a few weeks ago: Martha danced automatically, feeling not so much the rhythm of the … Continue reading

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This blog is for entertainment purposes only…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word unwieldy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It is nice to have a TV colourfully flickering away in the corner of the room isn’t it? Even if the sound is … Continue reading

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Then suddenly you tread on his corn…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the plangent sound of the word ‘plangent’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good god! What a nasty looking bunch!… This is the cover of a British 1960s pulp supernatural thriller, another tattered Badger Book … Continue reading

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Gathering her filmy draperies about her…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: melancholy mauve, rugged russet, unruly ultramarine, yelping yellow, and boorish brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Gosh!… I’m scared already!… No no, it’s just another British pulp paperback novel from the early 1960s – it’s a Badger … Continue reading

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A sickly dark grey-green-yellow colour…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s flamingo is the one with short legs. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… No, no!… Phew! Look at him!… It’s alright, no need to panic dear reader, it’s just another 1960s British pulp supernatural paperback, a Badger Book from … Continue reading

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Now, where did I put that thesaurus?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s snapshot is the one of me with HRH Prince Charles at Balmoral Castle in 1972 – look at us, arm-in-arm, grinning at the camera… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Following on from yesterday’s post featuring that 1960s Badger Book … Continue reading

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