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The lino print idea continued…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s novel expletive is, Sleeping Cripe! ‘Cripe’ being an obvious euphemism for ‘Christ’. Note: For some reason ‘God’ seems to be a milder and more acceptable expletive than ‘Christ’ – me, I think it’s to do … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1928 novel King, Queen, Knave, which I am currently re-reading, and have nearly finished – I feel it’s not going to end well for Dreyer, Franz, and Martha: At the … Continue reading

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Doom goes undercover…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: today’s joke is the one about the British Prime Minister – no, sorry, that’s not right – the British Prime Minister is the joke… (Boris) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I had nipped out to post a postcard the other … Continue reading

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Just one or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s instruction is to lie down flat on the floor and relax for a moment or two, and then roll from side to side like a ship in stormy seas and sing the song, What shall … Continue reading

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It’s just a picture of coldness…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Hock Rudson and Shilliam Watner. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, here’s a picture from January – funny though, I don’t remember it feeling as cold as it looks here – ah, we so easily … Continue reading

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Choosing a name for the band…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: rumbling, brattling, Priapic, triarch, knurled, Peloponnesian, heteromorphic, and boggy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hm, suppose, I was, forming a band…’ ‘Oh yes?…’ ‘Yes…’ ‘Have you been in bands before?’ ‘Me? Of course I have!’ … Continue reading

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That warrant and those squeaks…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found between pages 224 and 225 of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s funny when you have several things, random ones, that come together to form a little … Continue reading

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