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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old and wrinkled black and white snapshot is the one of me and H G Wells sharing a nice bottle of port at the Athenaeum in 1924. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘What? A boiled egg on one side … Continue reading

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Yet more Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – you twat-cake! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, what’s this, clattering through my letterbox and skimming aerodynamically across the tiled floor this bright May Day morning? Aha! It’s an envelope with airmail stickers … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s chance keyboard error is: President Chump. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 366. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found that my results were skewed. A single overheard remark: ‘I’m physically in debt Barry…’ ‘Are … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4533…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a pack of pork sausages – oh, it doesn’t seem to have a hole for the pencil to go in, perhaps this isn’t one? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I spent … Continue reading

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Now, what shall I call this one?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me sharing a bag of fish and chips with John Lennon outside the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool in 1962. (PH) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> One day last week … Continue reading

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Famous…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: frigorific, freemartin, fremd, frijole, friable, frescade, and warhable. 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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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to tremble in their shoes, and for coins to jingle in pockets slightly more quietly than usual. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 364. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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