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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a distant church bell in the quiet of a snowy Sunday morning. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 375. I’m sorry I’m late, but … Continue reading

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Oh, just a few smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to unzip the two outer flaps and nonchalantly flick them back; slip a wooden metre rule inside and jiggle it about to free up any residual stickiness in the fabric; using the two … Continue reading

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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – You, you gateau gob!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 373. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got carried away defacing a Banksy. A single overheard remark: ‘My skin’s … Continue reading

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A few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novel pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of the wind rattling the trees in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 372. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got to thinking … Continue reading

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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to take off your shoes and socks, lie back in your chair and stare at your toes for ten minutes, then wiggle them as fast as you can for five minutes with your … Continue reading

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Just one or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: baphometric, carbocyclic, ecardinate, niched, bouncy, and scroddled. I think my favourite has to be scroddled, something to do with pottery techniques I am led to understand… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. … 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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