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Small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for people who have lots of money to continue to be really unpleasant and miserable. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 194. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had to return home … Continue reading

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What I’d really like is a …

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to run a hot iron over it until it starts to curve and twist, then jump on it with bare feet to get it flat again. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In my childhood I used to … Continue reading

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Three pithy snippets…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘druxy’ – of timber, having decayed spots concealed by healthy wood. I have always had niggling worries that my Fender Stratocaster might be a bit druxy. Nobody wants a druxy strat… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Guitar problems…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s adjectives are: perpendicular, clammy, and apologetic. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A few years ago there was a chap who lived around the corner from me whom one might describe as a ‘posh hippy type’. He was youngish, tall, … Continue reading

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It goes like this… one, two, three…

A few years ago, I used to supplement my meagre artist’s, and odd job man’s income with earning a few pounds teaching people to play the guitar. I did only one-to-one tuition – sometimes it was fun, and sometimes it … Continue reading

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Another old vinyl LP cover…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘Hyrax’ – a genus of mammals superficially like marmots, but closer akin to the ungulates. Look, there goes a rock-rabbit – that’s one! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well dear reader you’ve guessed it! It’s another … Continue reading

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