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Could I just interrupt you for a second?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s wedge of cheese is the one with intentional mould on it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Excuse me…’ ‘Hang on…’ ‘Excuse me!’ ‘Look, I’m nearly at the end of my song – just a couple of strummed chords left… … Continue reading

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Hot with both ends missing…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation if from Vladimir Nabokov‘s short story A Russian Beauty (1934): Well, then, in 1919 we have a grown up young lady, with a pale broad face that overdid things in terms of the regularity … Continue reading

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Uncle Dave’s Guitar Club – Amp Chat…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the end of a bad dream. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, guitar amplifiers – have you ever wondered what all the shiny knobs at the top on the front do? … Continue reading

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Pronunciation in rough seas…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s joke is the one about the Tory politician and the two pelicans in the steam bath. Oh, how we guffawed behind our thick fluffy towels!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You may recall dear reader, that I recently subjected … Continue reading

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A piece about something and nothing…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather is predominantly Wagnerian, but with splashes of gentle iridescence in the pale margins. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This item might be useful for the overseas reader who may wish to visit the UK some time. Of course … Continue reading

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