Category Archives: irony

Look, they’re just about the same size…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like an Alpine avalanche. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I write all this bloggy stuff sitting on a old swivel office chair in a scruffy little back room of my house that … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: grainy, setaceous, nucivorous, gruesome, deglutitive, circumfluent, and ruddy. I am slowly becoming nucivorous – on the whole I think this is probably a good thing. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. … Continue reading

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She’s much better with red eyes…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s pithy album title is Killdozer’s Intellectuals are the Shoeshine Boys of the Ruling Elite. (click) (click also) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The other day as I was dusting my knickknacks I thought that I would give the frames … Continue reading

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Uncle Dave’s Guitar Club – Amp Chat…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the end of a bad dream. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, guitar amplifiers – have you ever wondered what all the shiny knobs at the top on the front do? … Continue reading

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A return to the Pink Wall of Tat…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s special sounds are: grunt, rattle, scrape, scrape, titter, rattle, chortle, and grunt. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It all started a few years ago; I was coming back from a visit to the dentist when I spotted, in a … Continue reading

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Aesthetics and vandalism…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s fruit is the lone banana snuggled down in brown paper desperately trying to ripen. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> What’s this photo then? Is it abstract art? Well it is, and it isn’t. Then again, it isn’t, but now … Continue reading

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A few smallish items…

But first.,.. Dulltown, Europe: Today’s 17th c. English expletives are Piss! and A pox on it! These two were apparently quite popular with King Charles II and his rowdy pals. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 285. I’m sorry I’m … Continue reading

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