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Wish I’d never heard of astronomy!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: naughty navy, buggered beige, optimistic orange, veilleuse violet, porporate purple, pornocracy pink, and that funny lilac that Jim’s car seats went after they’d been exposed to the summer sun for a … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s image worth turning the TV on for this morning is the Trump Baby flying over Westminster. (TB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Gwen found the pub easily enough after emerging from the Sloane Square tube station. She pushed open … Continue reading

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Dreary scissors…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: flippant, hydatoid, roysterous, xyridaceous, oblanceolate, scurfy, and rumbling. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I usually include an item of spam (from my comments box) when I am compiling one of my regular A Few … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4620…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s extract is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story The Man With the Twisted Lip: Dr Watson: Isa Whitney, brother of the late Elias Whitney, D.D., Principal of the Theological College of St. George’s, … Continue reading

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Some more useful Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of a stack of china plates being dropped on a tiled floor at a posh banquet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> My friend, Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4681…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s short story The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez: “Halloa! halloa! halloa! What’s this?” Amid the droning of the wind there had come the stamping of a horse’s hoofs, … Continue reading

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Adverb dunking with Doom…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like Donald Trump’s mind – not a very good pourer, but surprisingly capacious. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I had just nipped down the road to get a nine-pack of toilet rolls … Continue reading

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