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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: umpteen,  impolitic, disjaskit, topsyturvy, calumniatory, and snappy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Ah, good old Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now living in New York with tall tree … Continue reading

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Some more of those small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the Apollo Lunar Module. (ALM) Looks great on the tea-table, but unfortunately it is a very bad pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 382. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Doom in church…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting fish names are: the zebra lionfish, the temperate perch, the tripod fish, the pigfish, the jewel tetra, and the cuckoo wrasse. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Beverley Minster is a beautiful and large ancient church; ‘minster’ is what … 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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Grains of sugar…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: Brian brown, Mervyn mauve, Yolande yellow, Barry butterscotch, Gwendolyn grey, Rudolph red, and that strange pale turquoise of Aunt Betty’s posh going-to-weddings hat. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Little things…’ ‘Eh?’ ‘Small items of…’ ‘Of … Continue reading

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It’s moustaches and supermarket trolleys today…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the 1976 novel Harry Bleachbaker by N F Simpson: ‘What in your experience, was the best time of the day for sympathizing? Was there any special time? Some people say that sympathy … Continue reading

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The smell of spam in the morning…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the honk of a distant steamship on a cold cold December night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> As I’m sure you are aware dear reader, I occasionally share a selection from … Continue reading

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