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So, how about a little spam Dave?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s octopus is the one in the organ loft of York Minster playing J S Bach on all four manuals at once. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it is quite annoying, but to a surrealist blogger like me, … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: sparkling red, sparkling umber, sparkling beige, sparkling mauve, sparkling fawn, and mould-on-the-tangerine green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 421. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was learning how to bowl … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one flicking through an old hardback copy of The Hound of the Baskervilles, waving her trunk around and snorting with derision. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 420. I’m … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s dictionary words are: viameter, opulus, exeat, patible, fastigiate, boggle, and tosher. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Wohn Jayne, and Sank Frinatra. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> There’s no need to wait for your dream kitchen! – experience amazing! – it can be your worst nightmare! – a really healthy meal for … Continue reading

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A slightly fluffy old colour-slide…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: coconut cream, orange orange, rhubarb red, turnip turquoise, apple azure, mandarin mauve, beetroot black, and the gorgeous colour of the pollution in a metropolitan sky towards evening. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the days … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s weather will feature rumbling puffy grey from the east, raindrops the size of dinosaur eggs, ground-based gusts flirting with the shrubbery, and a sky sandwich of bright orange and lemon towards dusk. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for … Continue reading

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