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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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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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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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That red ’62 Strat…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature bloated cumuli, fastidious droplets, gusts of February chill, a dangerous downdraught, and eventually a splash of orange marmalade in the west around dusk. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Warning: If you are not a guitar nerd … Continue reading

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Another misty runny window photograph…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one cheating at table tennis by using five bats. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, yes, I know it was only yesterday I showed you one of my photos dear reader, but I was so pleased … Continue reading

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