Category Archives: smiling

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

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: valuable violet, ridiculous red, pathetic pink, gerrymandering green, terrible turquoise, bombastic brown, fuming fawn, yawping yellow and architectural azure. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Healthy meals at healthy prices – every second counts! – all … Continue reading

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It’s alright, it’s just some gnomes sitting on unicorns Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Sir Laurence Olivier chatting and having tea and biscuits on the set of Wuthering Heights in 1938. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is this daft enough for … Continue reading

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A picture of some numbers and a chap…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s interesting fish names are: the collared carpetshark, the gibberfish, the herring smelt, the halosaur, the Mexican golden trout and the rasbora. Just going on the name, which of these fish would you trust to look … Continue reading

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The Bird…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s elephant in the room is the one rolling about on the carpet like a playful puppy. Gosh! Just feel the floor bounce and shake!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a picture of mine from last December. It’s not … Continue reading

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Yes, it was a simple matter of a K2 and a K6…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to put the collected garden worms into a shallow bowl; take off your shoes and socks and place your feet gently into the worms, taking special care not to squash the ones towards … Continue reading

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I’m not really sure if this is interesting enough…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith (1892). Mr Pooter: ‘I advise you to think of earning your living before entangling yourself with a wife whom you will have … Continue reading

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Mummy, can I have some more spam please?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the first sigh upon waking on an overcast Monday morning. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I usually get a couple of items of spam landing flapping like freshly caught fish in … Continue reading

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