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No, no, this isn’t surrealism…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe (Europe, only a few days left to go!): Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a porcupine – it does sharpen pencils really well, but is rather difficult to hold in the hand comfortably. … Continue reading

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It’s the last of those smudges…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a jolly fat chap doing the rumba. Now, where do I insert my pencil? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes, over the summer months I fell into the habit of producing … Continue reading

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So Dave, do you live in an appropriate environment?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a bit of spume caught up in the wind on the esplanade on a stormy winter’s day. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As you probably know already dear reader, I live … Continue reading

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Just look at the sign!…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a wolf howling in the frosty night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Look at the sign…’ ‘Eh?’ ‘Look at the sign!’ ‘What sign?’ ‘This one here.’ ‘Oh, that’s … Continue reading

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Mummy, can I have some more spam please?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the first sigh upon waking on an overcast Monday morning. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I usually get a couple of items of spam landing flapping like freshly caught fish in … Continue reading

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Doom’s nose on TV…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like one of Shakespeare’s sonnets.  Not very good for soft-leaded pencils, but it feels very comforting in the hand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thursday was a grey wet day here in … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a black hole – it’s surprisingly heavy, but it does consume all of its own shavings. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dusty and weary, cowhand Bubba Molyneux pushed open the saloon … Continue reading

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