Monthly Archives: November 2011

Like a goth in the sun…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to slide spigots A and B into anchor blocks P and Q, and then spread the glue evenly around the ends of the plastic mullion. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a re-posted, recycled piece from … Continue reading

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Crush in Finland…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that of a dog arguing with a postal worker. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Speaking of postal workers, I received a letter from Helsinki this morning. I’ve never had anything from Helsinki before, I wonder who is … Continue reading

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Short Items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘couter’ – armour worn to protect the elbow. I keep both of mine well polished at all times. Google Image Result for http://www.allenantiques.com/images/A-148a.jpg >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No.87. I’m sorry I’m … Continue reading

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In the corner of the graveyard…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dance is the polka. Everyone should do a bit of polka-ing every now and again. Grab your partner, push the furniture back, roll those carpets up, come on now! You’ll love it! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Sauntering through … Continue reading

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Down the docks on a Sunday…

But First… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to feed it to your rabbits and collect their droppings later. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, I thought it was about time I showed you another old black and white picture from the days when I … Continue reading

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A mouse and a poet…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is like the shrinking jelly in an old pork pie. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I was woken up at 3 am last night with the sound of a mouse gnawing at something I hoped was not a … Continue reading

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Some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is retro-choir – the space behind the high altar in a major church. Mm… ‘retro-choir’, I like it! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Yes, Mr van Gogh, or may I call you Vincent? Thank you for getting … Continue reading

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