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A few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to slit the wrapping with a suitable implement and remove, rub it down with something soft and fluffy, tickle the underparts with a moistened finger end, stand back a couple of paces and … Continue reading

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Just a few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the boogaloo. Come on Stella – let’s boogaloo around the kitchen! Hey, watch out for that pan of minestrone simmering on the hob! You nearly had it over with your elbow just then!… … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one showing off juggling a complete set of snooker balls. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Wear an ombolla collar Jean?…’ ‘Six-hundred-and-ninety-nine, lash!’ ‘But the lightship wasn’t on the sign…’ ‘It was cup good-guys Memphis stew.’ ‘I’m … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a large threatening cumulonimbus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 392. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had a bit of trouble with my sump. A rather … Continue reading

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A few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: optical orange, sucking sienna, bamboo blue, groaning green, ridiculous red, and the odd colour of the curtains at number twenty-three down the road. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 391. I’m … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a chandelier crashing to the floor at midnight in an old deserted mansion in the middle of the Grimpen Mire. (click) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Kimowney was … Continue reading

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Half of an OHCC…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a falcon, the god Horus. His cult centres are Edfu, Hierakonpolis, and Behdet, and his associations are sky and kingship. (Horus) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday, carrying my tray┬áI … Continue reading

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