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Lino prints? Well, what else should I do?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novelty pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the hoot of an owl on a moonless night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You might think that, calling myself a surrealist artist, I would have plenty of strange and arty … Continue reading

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It’s alright, ’twas but a dream…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s mongoose is the one looking at some geese and wondering… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It must have been that 70% cocoa dark chocolate bar that someone give me as a seasonal present! I had only two or three … Continue reading

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The M&S mature red cheddar and Green & Black’s dream…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: rickety rose, gulp green, gonophore grey, pleiomerous pink, ovoviviparous orange, rubbery red, and that awful yellow that the man opposite has recently painted the front of his house. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I never … Continue reading

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Ah, this must be the visitors’ centre…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word parsimony. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear reader you may, or may not have noticed that I didn’t post yesterday’s piece until very late in the day – and … Continue reading

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The Dream Drawing (Part Two)…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: grey, medium grey, light grey, pale grey, dark grey and dirty white. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So then, Part Two: Part One of this was yesterday’s post – click. Yes dear reader, I did manage to … Continue reading

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Crumbly Lancashire silliness…

But first… Dulltown UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the goddess Ammit with the head of a crocodile, front part of panther, and rear of a hippopotamus; she is the devourer of the heart at judgement. (Ammit) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, no, … Continue reading

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The Hilary/Beefheart rhythm riff butter dream…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one ranting on about giraffes coming over here and taking our jobs… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Isn’t butter great? Of course health-wise it’s pretty good for you, but it’s probably best not … Continue reading

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It must be a butter dream Dave…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s outside temperature is 285 degrees Kevin. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I suppose it’s an addiction. I try to keep away from it for at least a month or so, but eventually, some afternoon, mooching around the supermarket, its … Continue reading

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Asparagus, not cheese, dreaming…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: hortative, seld, ventose, luculent, crabbed, and triacid. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It is usually cheese… Yes, it’s the late night cheese that gives me mad dreams, I didn’t have any cheese last night, but unusually, I … Continue reading

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Oh, another mad cheese dream…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: rotund, metasilicic, scraggling, kenspeckle, and chalky. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, having had a reasonably busy day yesterday I decided to have a sandwich and then go to bed unusually early, just after 10 … Continue reading

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Dark chocolate dreaming…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that distinctive metallic gurgling of a discarded half-full can of Diet Coke rolling across the floor of the bus as it goes round corners. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear, I’ve done it again! I really … Continue reading

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I have bees in my bird box you know…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s honoured guests are the William Shatner (as he is now) lookalike twins. Welcome Bill and Bill, come on in and sit on the sofa and chat with us for a while. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Tip-top tap tap…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to run around it few times clapping your hands and wearing a silly hat, and then try to temp it with food, say a small piece of Red Leicester. (R.L.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, Violet, … Continue reading

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Strong cheese mad dream…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s honoured guest is a Vladimir Putin lookalike. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I like cheese, but try not to get it too often, but when I do I usually buy the cheap or medium priced stuff. Yesterday when I … Continue reading

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Writing of dreaming of writing…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s existential angst is centred around the word ‘quandary’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So off to bed, put on reading glasses, and pick up bedside book – ‘The New Science of Strong Materials’ by J. E. Gordon. (T.N.S.O.S.M) – … Continue reading

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Is this a good dream or a bad one?…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for toxic assets stored next to overheated utilities to pop their corks and contaminate nearby free floating equities. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> An early night I think – is this a virus, or is it … Continue reading

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Just a silly dream…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: aardwolf, abature, abecedarian, abomasum, and zarzuela. Please include these words into your breakfast conversation tomorrow, marks will be awarded for good dental hygiene. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, look at that clock – it’s … Continue reading

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A Mad Cheese Dream…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the archbishop’s red Ferrari and the seagulls. Oh, how we giggled from our vantage point up in the bell tower. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, I have been feeling slightly off-colour anyway… a … Continue reading

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Another ‘cheese before bedtime’ mad dream…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s heraldic term is ‘segreant’ – of a griffin, rearing up to fight. The griffins down the road are always segreant, noisy buggers they are… A griffin segreant.. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is that the sound of clanking? Railway … Continue reading

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Possibly a bit feverish. No.2…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s architectural term is ‘Demilune’ – in military architecture, a detached crescent-shaped or triangular outwork, built in the moat. I used to have a demilune in my moat, but I had it removed; the frogs and … Continue reading

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