Monthly Archives: April 2011

Another old vinyl LP cover.

Well here it is, the iconic ‘weird’ album of all time… ‘Troutmask Replica’ by Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band was a double album released in 1969, which didn’t do that well in the US, but actually got well into … Continue reading

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Green talk…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured mammal is the tapir. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Mummy…’ ‘Yes dear?’ ‘They tell us at school that we are ruining the planet by burning something called fossil fuels for our energy…’ ‘Yes dear, that’s right…’ ‘… and … Continue reading

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Doom drunk…

I’ve just received a picture postcard from Simon Doom (writer and poet from the glory days of The Hull Surrealist League) who is enjoying a couple of weeks on a drinking holiday in Greece. The picture on the card was … Continue reading

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Snippets…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are unavoidably red, white, and blue. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I hear that most of the BBC news reporters and commentators have booked in to clinics early next week to undergo minor surgery to remove the sycophantic … Continue reading

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More bits…

Well, I’ve just listened to three pieces of music by Steve Reich on the radio. The first two were bearable, but not surprisingly, I just couldn’t get on with the third Reich at all. The Artist’s Life: Things to do … Continue reading

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How about this one Veronica?

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s very funny joke is the one about the prints of whales. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, what’s this Dave? Another of your torrid, city of the future, sci-fi, graphic rants?’ ‘It could be, Veronica…’ ‘Is this one for … Continue reading

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A phone call…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘respectant’. Two beasts or human beings looking at each other. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear… I’ve just had a phone call from Prince William. Typical! He only bothers phoning when he’s got a problem… … Continue reading

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