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Trains, art, a boon, a weir, and Tim Robbins…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: boomerang brown, fidgety fawn, angry auburn, ragged red, platonic purple, tantalising taupe, and gnarled green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I recently heard of the existence of the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield, Yorkshire; it is … Continue reading

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Snapped on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to remove the arris using coarse sandpaper, carefully chisel out the notches marked ‘A’ ‘B’ and ‘D’, but leave difficult notch ‘C’ untouched until later in the day; rout out the central slots … Continue reading

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Veronica and the greased cogs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s special colours are: bugle black, ferret fawn, languid lemon, rhubarb rouge, godly grey, and voluptuous vert. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It must, as it was posted through the letterbox in the front door, have somehow slipped behind that … Continue reading

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Mr X stared in amazement…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting vinyl album title is Lick My Decals off Baby by Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band (1970). (Album) (Song) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on, let’s pull this battered, fluffy-edged, but colourfully printed old children’s book out … Continue reading

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Condensation and strangeness on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: tactile, agitato, operose, toponymal, fidgetty, and pennatulaceous. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a photograph of mine from about a month ago. It’s one of those everyday things you see (well you do if … Continue reading

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A few more small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown,UK: Today’s Aspidistra is the over-the-top exuberant lush flashy one. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 327. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found that someone had nailed my shoes to the floor. A single overheard remark: ‘Peter, … Continue reading

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One or two smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for large amounts of money to grow and small amounts to dwindle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 322. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got off on the wrong foot. A … Continue reading

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