Tag Archives: 1942

A Short Guide to Great Britain. (14)…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s colours are: moribund maroon, moribund maroon, lilac, orange, moribund maroon, and moribund maroon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> We seem to be getting near the end of that interesting little junk shop book A Short Guide to Great Britain … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Great Britain (13)…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s nice adjectives are: ruddy, anharmonic, wimble, choppy, skeely, and preterhuman. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, this will be my thirteenth extract from that very interesting little junk shop book A Short Guide to Great Britain; a slim volume … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Great Britain (11)…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s old wrinkled black and white snapshot is the one of me eating fish and chips in the street with John Lee Hooker in Neasden in 1978. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Today, I think we might again dip into … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Great Britain… (10)

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to nail it to an exterior wall, rub warm lard into its surface using a generous sponge – then, using the template supplied, mark out with a moist finger the emblem you have … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Great Britain. (9)…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for money to be very very good, and lack of money to be very very bad. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Shall we yet again dip into that fascinating little junk shop book A Short Guide … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Great Britain (No. 8)…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will feature some slits of dampness, bouncing bubbles of brightness, and finely sculpted grey and white clouds. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s time for a peek into that nice slim little junk shop book, A Short Guide … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Great Britain (6)…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the idea of Ohm’s Law. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Today we’ll have another peek into that nice little junk shop book A Short Guide to Great Britain from back in 1942. Copies of … Continue reading

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