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Stella and my favourite things…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – ‘As daft as two brushes…’ (Of course the insult ‘daft as a brush’ is slightly puzzling – someone once told me the original version was ‘Soft as a brush, and … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one annoying everyone by smoking a large Meerschaum pipe filled with strong shag tobacco. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Babe, the night will be towels…’ ‘Oh, girl – you sunshine on the paths…’ … Continue reading

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Choosing a good bottle of wine…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: propaganda pink, Michaelmas mauve, gigantic green, polyvinyl purple, whoosh white, and boggy brown. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So, Dave, tell me…’ ‘Eh?…’ ‘What do you look for when buying a bottle of wine?’ ‘Well I…’ ‘What?’ … Continue reading

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A picture of me twanging…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from A confederacy of Dunces (1980) by John Kennedy Toole: …Ignatius winked wildly at a woman leaning on the bar, a fortyish Latin who leered a terrifying response with a gold tooth or … Continue reading

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What’s that thud, thud, thud?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old record that it’s really uncool to like is Department S – Is Vic There? (Click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Almost as soon as I set off walking into town last Sunday afternoon I became aware that someone … Continue reading

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Hang on to your old FF wads!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the mushroom cloud of a detonating nuclear device. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Today’s post is rather specialised, so I do understand if you don’t stay with it for the duration … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s demonstration of media people’s ignorance of science is BBC TV covering the solar eclipse last night and having one of their interviewees with a picture of a lunar eclipse behind him. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Spring a back … Continue reading

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