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Streaked out like a foul nebulous bird of prey…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: viola violet, cello chocolate, trumpet turquoise, euphonium emerald, timpani tangerine, bugle buttermilk and the colour of those dark marks on my nice fawn jacket made when the oily chain came off … Continue reading

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Connected up in a railway cloakroom…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is: as nice as two pies. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Wha!… It’s Supernatural Stories No. 75 – and for just two-shillings-and-sixpence, old money. It is also strange, weird, and it promises to be eerie too. … Continue reading

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A winkle poised on a pinnacle…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the Eiffel Tower – as you can imagine it’s not a very good pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Two shillings and sixpence! What a bargain! Yes, it’s another 1960s British … Continue reading

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An enormous hairy hand…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: peevish, suffruticose, ratheripe, hoity-toity, dowf, palingenetical, and chubby. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear! This looks cheerful doesn’t it? Yes, it’s another tatty old 1960s British pulp science fiction novel, a Badger Book, from … Continue reading

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