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The feet moist, and the wattles bright red…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the one appearing as a woman with a lance, axe, and shield, the goddess Anat. Her association is with war. (Anat) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s about eight-inches by five-and-a-half, and about an inch-and-a-quarter … Continue reading

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Spread over the ham, tongue, &c., with a feather…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s confused film stars are: Nuck Chorris and East Clintwood. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Eh?.. What?… What year is it?… Oh, yes it’s 1934… Well no, but let’s pretend. All we need do is open up that scruffy old … Continue reading

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The wires may be passed through the fire to burn off the flies…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s simple, easily missed typing error is, East Yorkshite. (EY) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Come on! You like period dramas don’t you? Let’s get strapped into my new time machine and go back to visit Britain in the 1930s. … Continue reading

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Sugar of lead with two grains of opium please…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word brackish. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here we go again, visiting that strange world of Britain back in the 1930s. If you had a bit of money back then, … Continue reading

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Finding worms in a natural way…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me, Alfred Hitchcock, and Anthony Perkins drinking tea and eating ginger nuts in the motel reception on the set of Psycho in 1959. Just look … Continue reading

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Getting out of a gig over the back…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s stick of rhubarb is the unusually straight one – I’ve been using it as a ruler to mark out the drawing for my next lino print. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s that book again! ‘What book is that … Continue reading

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Flageolets are used to teach them to pipe…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one attempting to sit down on a flimsy folding footstool. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Have you noticed how old books are a lot heavier than modern ones? My scruffy copy of The … Continue reading

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