Category Archives: food

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

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like Mount Vesuvius – it does sit very nicely on one’s desk, and all the messy shavings are collected in the base. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Sign up now for twenty … Continue reading

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Lino print with, er, keyholes?…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s confused film star is Cony Turtis. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A few days ago dear reader, I showed you a photograph taken in a café (of course I have now stopped frequenting cafés due to this dangerous bug … Continue reading

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Great exhaustion attended with irritability…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s confused film star is, Gudy Jarland. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, what did people living here in the United Kingdom do back in the 1930s when they needed information fast? As there was no internet or Google, everybody … Continue reading

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On the bed, and then in the cafe…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s electric eel is the one sitting on a bench in the town centre with people queuing up to have their music players and phones charged up. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Last week I was suffering from a mild … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Tolstoy turquoise, Gorky green, Gogol grey, Bulgakov blue, Lermontov lemon, Pushkin purple and Dostoyevsky denim. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 439. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to go … Continue reading

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Tortes and tunes in the cafe…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s giraffe is the one at dance class trying to become acquainted with the tango. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘I think we might have completely run out.’ ‘Eh?… Run out?’ ‘Yes, that must be the situation. Even when I … Continue reading

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Doom with vegetables…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Elephant in the room is the one doing the easy crossword puzzle in last week’s copy of What’s On TV. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I nipped into the supermarket in Dulltown city centre yesterday just to grab a … Continue reading

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