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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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More Crush character names… for free!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to slip hoop ‘A’ over your head, allowing part of the circumference to rest on your shoulders, grip coloured tags ‘D’ and ‘F’ in your left hand, and tags ‘C’ and ‘E’ in … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4555…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the stern look of a High Court judge. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… Sorry, I’m always starting things off with a ‘whoa!’… I must try to think of another expletive … Continue reading

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One or two short but pithy items…

But First… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Music (1932): They lived neither in luxury nor in poverty, and went swimming in the sea almost all year round. The jellyfish, washed up onto the shingly beach, … Continue reading

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Do you mind if I sit here?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a man with a Nemes headdress, or double crown and snake, the god Atum. His cult centre is Heliopolis and his associations are: totality, creator, and solar. … Continue reading

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The ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ puzzle…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: boiling black, fizzy fawn, magnificent mauve, gob-smack green, peppermint pink and brackish blue. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Part One: A couple of evenings ago I watched on TV the 1986 film Jumpin’ Jack Flash starring Whoopi … Continue reading

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An afternoon in the City of Culture…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: risible, sleek, varsal, operose, butyric, and feathered. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Part one: So, as this UK City of Culture is host to the world-renowned Turner Prize annual art exhibition I thought that, as … Continue reading

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