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Workshop hints and a nice haircut…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s food and insult combination is – You Battenberg buffoon! (B) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you may know dear reader, I do tend to buy strange old books from junk shops and charity shops, I always have. There … Continue reading

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Some smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to remove the shiny foil from around the circumference using the handle of a teaspoon or a nice fork, press the discs of soft putty (supplied) over the protruding brass nodules on the … Continue reading

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How about a few helpings of spam?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: fungal fawn, mulch mauve, ostrich orange, blip blue, portmanteau pink, disastrous dun, and suffering sage. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on! There’s plenty to go round – I get it delivered fresh to my comments box … Continue reading

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Tacked around the periphery of the completed plaque…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the continent of Australia – the boiling water is introduced via the Gulf of Carpentaria, and the tea poured out from Cairns, but this design is, in … Continue reading

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Just one or two small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to learn some words and melodies from your least favourite German opera and stride through the town centre singing them as you go – wear an interesting and colourful hat too. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses … Continue reading

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Put them into a jugging pot…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novel pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the look on the vicar’s face when a cat starts meowing from the back of the church during his sermon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here we go again! It’s that … Continue reading

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It was the knob on the piece of chocolate cake…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to wipe down all the brass hand wheels and levers with a damp chamois, tap the dials with a tentative forefinger knuckle, observe any flickering of the needles and movement of the level … Continue reading

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