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Doom amongst the pipes…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: molecule mauve, yoicks yellow, bobbins brown, voluptuous violet, woolly white, and ripple red. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, I don’t know if it was something left over from Dulltown 2017 City of Culture or … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: today’s carefully selected adjectives are: blackened, ultrabasic, mawkish, dancette, cadastral, lupine, entozoic, and rum. (Yes, ‘rum’ can be an adjective.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘You just make me wanna heal…’ ‘Under ma skin, I’m galloping new!…’ ‘Girl, girl, oh, … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one in the shape of the Great Wall of China – a very bad pourer, and far too long to go on any tea table. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Shoe a fee!… Shoe … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old Polaroid snapshot is the one of me and Harrison Ford drinking Cup-a-Soups on the set of Raiders of the Lost Ark back in 1980. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Skin friendly – an epic range of slots! … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature icy droplets from on high, pink tufts on the horizon, the moon at noon, and shattered shard showers before bedtime. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 365. I’m sorry I’m late, but … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined food item and insult is flan-bastard. (F) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Give me your lemon – me nothing left…’ ‘Long song and something in me eye-e-eye…’ ‘You say I’m combing at the moon girl – whoo whoo.’ … Continue reading

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What the hell is this?… (What God did for enjoyable)…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the touch of a ghostly hand in a cold dark room. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, it’s spam – I seem to get about half-a-dozen of these items in my … Continue reading

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