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More spam than you could shake a stick at…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instructions are: ladle the juice out of the tub and retain it in small earthenware jars, rub the dachshund’s paws with a moist cloth, put several coloured rubber bands around your bicycle pump, tune all … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the 1949 novel The Little Sister by Raymond Chandler. Our hero, private detective Philip Marlowe has been drugged: A face swam towards me out of the darkness. I changed direction and started … Continue reading

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Decalcomania adopts human form…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one that has just flopped down onto the brand new £2,000 black leather Chesterfield and snapped it in two. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, it’s such a drab grey February morning here … Continue reading

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Oh, that sounds reasonable, I suppose…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to thoroughly dust off the device with the bright yellow duster provided; only then may you start to unscrew panel ‘B’ (Note: You must not even look at panel ‘A’, never mind thinking … Continue reading

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An early lino print…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to smile broadly as soon as you wake up in the morning, and to hold that smile all day, and point it warmly at all the people you encounter – you may rub … Continue reading

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Eighteen forcemeat balls…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s avocado is the one sitting on the window sill wondering if he is too hard or too soft. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Me, I like books that smell fusty. Fusty – according to Mr Google: stuffy, musty, stale, … Continue reading

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It’s a community thing Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is: one evening, when it is convenient, close your eyes and squat down on your haunches for a full five minutes; then, with your eyes still closed, see if you can hop around the … Continue reading

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