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Some short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a branch in a strong wind scraping at the bedroom window. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 335. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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Just hold this for me for a moment would you?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is ‘Severy’ – a compartment or bay of a vaulted ceiling. I get lots of large and interesting spiders in the severies down in my gloomy dank undercroft. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Some things that you … Continue reading

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Some reasonably interesting small items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s gorilla is the one in the Bermuda shorts, wearing sunglasses, talking on his phone, over there on the lounger by the pool… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 304. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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What’s all this stuff buzzing in my head this morning?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word ‘unction’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Did I remember to put the recycling bin out yesterday? No, but really, isn’t this supposed to be a democracy? See, they had … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4535…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s breaking news is the discovery of Tony Blair’s secret terracotta army that he had installed under Downing Street. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa! What’s this? Who’s this?… It’s alright, it’s just another of my quickly made, but pithy, … Continue reading

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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s 18th c. English expletive is ‘Splice my old shoes!’ – actually my old shoes do need splicing – I might splice them this afternoon if I have time. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 245. … Continue reading

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Some more titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s instruction is to put on a Tony Blair mask and run about the shopping mall springing and yelping like a startled gazelle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 214. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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