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Workshop hints and a nice haircut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s food and insult combination is – You Battenberg buffoon! (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may know dear reader, I do tend to buy strange old books from junk shops and charity shops, I always have. There … Continue reading

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Can you drive a bus?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Sir Arthur Conan Doyle quotation is from the Sherlock Holmes story, The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez: It was a wild, tempestuous night, towards the close of November. Holmes and I sat together in silence … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one in the black sequined ball gown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 359. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got in a fight with a classical violin street … Continue reading

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Creativity with capital letters…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the Empire State Building – looks great, but not a very good pourer… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Creativity – what a funny business it is – but it’s not really … Continue reading

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Rambling on about soldering my soldering iron…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Al Pacino lookalike twins Brad and Cicely Floom – come on up you two and sit on the sofa – gosh, what a pair of lovely careworn sneers you have!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Perspiration is not thereby too much encouraged…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old and wrinkled black and white snapshot is the one of me and Boris Karloff in 1952, in our whites, batting at the crease for the Hollywood Cricket Team. (HCC) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Old books feel a … Continue reading

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Two very good afternoons…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is, Fresh as two daisies. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This is a post about two afternoons: Last Saturday afternoon was one of them, I spent a couple of hours sitting in my little workshop cutting … Continue reading

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