Monthly Archives: October 2016

So, how do you feel now?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the strangeness of the word magnet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Good morning sir. Do you have a prescription?’ ‘Eh?… No, but I have just been to the doctor’s.’ ‘Oh, I see? So, what … Continue reading

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Just a few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive is Sbud! – a rather nice condensed form of S’Blood! or God’s Blood! I think I might try to slip Sbud into all of my conversations today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 310. … Continue reading

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Some parts of an overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s china teapot is the one shaped like the House of Lords. (H of L) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, I was sitting in the cafe late yesterday afternoon with my little notebook and pen on the table in … Continue reading

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Thanks for coming…

But first… Dulltown UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from The Adventure of the Illustrious Client: Watson: Both Holmes and I had a weakness for the Turkish bath. It was over a smoke in the pleasant lassitude of … Continue reading

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A sharp-edged linocut 2016…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s special adjectives are: curly, afflated, aeruginous, orgulous, zigzaggy, rabbity, and stertorous. Hm, I think zigzaggy is probably the best one out of this bunch – it doesn’t sound like a real word does it? It’s … Continue reading

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Uncle Dave’s Guitar Club – Amp Chat…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the end of a bad dream. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, guitar amplifiers – have you ever wondered what all the shiny knobs at the top on the front do? … Continue reading

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Doom and the black marker…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: rhubarb red, periwinkle blue, vulgar violet, morbid mauve, yelling yellow, and gnarled green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I rarely watch the local news on the TV, I find it a bit parochial, but as I was … Continue reading

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