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This is not art. No. 40…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: goblin green, spook sienna, apparition azure, revenant red, poltergeist pink, and the colour of that mysterious recurring stain on the wallpaper high up in the corner of the living room. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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I know I shouldn’t really be listening, but…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘armpit’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, I ducked into the cafe yesterday afternoon to dry out with a cup of tea and something chocolatey – the BBC said … Continue reading

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It’s just a picture of coldness…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Hock Rudson and Shilliam Watner. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, here’s a picture from January – funny though, I don’t remember it feeling as cold as it looks here – ah, we so easily … Continue reading

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Back to the winter bus window…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s colours are: tea green, coffee amber, lemonade black, whiskey blue, lager red, bourbon buff, and that funny yellow that just one of the buttons on your hooded hiking jacket went after that incident with the … Continue reading

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A pair of suitable electric contacts…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s novel china teapot is the one shaped like a gust of wind blowing some autumn leaves around a lawn. It does keep the tea nice and warm, but it is not, as one might suspect, … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s keyboard error was in the phrase, There will be some brainfall in the north-east.. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Daniel, maybe they are venal?…’ ‘I must remember that I did shapes.’ ‘A half-wish separation is what it’s like Joan!’ … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But firs… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (1953): There must have been a billion leaves on the land; he waded through them, a dry river smelling of hot cloves and warm dust. … Continue reading

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