Category Archives: food

Tea and a scone and surrealism in Wakefield…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bungling brown, rebellious russet, varsovienne violet, pyx pink, flaun faun, and the colour of that funny unexplained stain on my cricket whites. (CW) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday, just on a whim, I … Continue reading

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Flageolets are used to teach them to pipe…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one attempting to sit down on a flimsy folding footstool. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Have you noticed how old books are a lot heavier than modern ones? My scruffy copy of The … Continue reading

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

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: wrizled, ratheripe, Flustra, rinforzando, cucking-stool, and bobbery. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4526…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s spontaneous combined food and insult is – You, you burger bugger!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha! Another of my mail art postcards – a simple collage on bright card using clippings from that awful and tawdry British TV … Continue reading

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I’m connecting heaviness…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s useless birthday present is a cardboard box of Elton John vinyl albums. Note: I have mentioned this before, but, isn’t it odd that in his 1985 hit song Nikita – he clearly sings ‘Nakita’ all … Continue reading

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The smell of spam in the morning…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the honk of a distant steamship on a cold cold December night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I’m sure you are aware dear reader, I occasionally share a selection from … Continue reading

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Just some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s expletive from the Elizabethan age is S’blood! – a shortening of Christ’s blood or God’s blood. Come on, let’s practise saying it – S’bood!… S’blood!… S’blood!… We might be able to get it back into … Continue reading

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