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Some more Crush characters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: A tall, fine-looking man in a grey suit cut by an angel suddenly stood up from a small table by the wall and walked … Continue reading

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Wet the wrong side thoroughly with gum water…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘pavilion’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now come along everyone, don’t dawdle!… Hey you!… You at the back! Get off your phone and pay attention! Right, now, this is … Continue reading

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The last one in the cafe…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: A tall handsome blonde, in a dress that looked like seawater sifted over with gold dust, came out of the Ladies’ Room touching up … Continue reading

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Mr X stared in amazement…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting vinyl album title is Lick My Decals off Baby by Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band (1970). (Album) (Song) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on, let’s pull this battered, fluffy-edged, but colourfully printed old children’s book out … Continue reading

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False mushrooms at Mr. So-and-so’s…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation  is from The Adventure of the Dancing Men: Holmes had been seated from some hours in silence with his long, thin back curved over a chemical vessel in which he … Continue reading

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Metallic Doom in the early hours…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one embarrassing everybody by balancing on her front feet with her back legs waving in the air like she used to do in the circus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The phone rang … Continue reading

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Suits of Jactitation and hot clay tobacco pipes…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like two baboons playing a game of chess. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I’m thinking of repositioning the speakers for my music system so that they’ll be closer to my drawing … Continue reading

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