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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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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old and wrinkled black and white snapshot is the one of me and H G Wells sharing a nice bottle of port at the Athenaeum in 1924. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘What? A boiled egg on one side … 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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A clearly heard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: winze, wishtonwish, witan, witwall, withe, wistiti, wolfram and rasorial. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor … Continue reading

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Just a few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word shapely. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 367. I’m sorry I’m late, but I was delayed personalizing my new app. A single overheard remark: ‘Apart … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for figures on bank statements to spin before the eyes and ATMs to snap at plump finger-ends. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘What now? Charming chow mein?’ ‘Nigel! Nigel! A comb!…’ ‘It’s a good point for … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s chance keyboard error is: President Chump. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 366. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found that my results were skewed. A single overheard remark: ‘I’m physically in debt Barry…’ ‘Are … Continue reading

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