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The lady on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s novel Despair (1965 version), a sort of ‘murder mystery’: He fed in a businesslike and very disgusting manner. His method of dealing with poached eggs was to give the yolk … Continue reading

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I think I’ll call it ‘A grand view of the river’…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s 1935-1965 novel Despair: The train glided off. Beaming and bawling, Ardalion (drunk) all but tumbled out of the window. Lydia, a lamb in leopard’s clothes, trotted alongside the carriage almost … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 22…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of a fat snake hissing from inside a euphonium. (Euphonium) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, it’s a simple gem of a composition isn’t it? It almost looks like a hole in the ground offering a … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4685…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: poitrel, poikilitic, poignado, pogonotomy, podex, and frabjous. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will be … Continue reading

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Pull Colosso! Pull!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like a stegosaurus – it looks great, but it’s difficult to hold and not a very good pourer… (S) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> There are two periods of English/British history we … Continue reading

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That’s a very classy timer Dave…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s silly keyboard error is the word mouseproud… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Is this a puzzle picture? No, not really, but it is a bit odd isn’t it? Are you easy with the composition dear reader? I am, but … 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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