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One or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: bunker black, oracle orange, gush green, broomstick brown, yawning yellow, panic purple, and rocket red. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 336. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got carried away polishing my … Continue reading

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Excuse me, why are you standing like that?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one turning all the furniture upside down looking for her lost spectacles. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the middle of the pedestrianised area in town yesterday there was a group of people … Continue reading

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The flesh is flaccid when they are getting bad from keeping…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1949 novel The Little Sister (By the way, inside the cover of my rather old and scruffy hardback copy of the book there is a little green book-shaped sticker … Continue reading

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‘With a wire brush to promote early release…’

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: brackish black, porcupine pink, acrobatic azure, broom brown, voluptuous violet and ‘orrible orange. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, what’s this drab little book with the dark red cloth cover and the cream coloured spine – goodness … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4627…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from his 1943 novel The High Window: His cheeks were shiny and his short sharp nose looked as if it had hung over a lot of quick ones in its time. … Continue reading

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Bossy Bates was the bully of the fourth…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s honoured guests are the Pope Francis lookalike twins Barbara and Maude Fush – do come on up and sit on your papal thrones, my word, I can smell the myrrh in your incense from here!… … Continue reading

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So, I decided to call it ‘Hey up Ryuk!’…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity is the scarab beetle, or the man with a scarab beetle for his head, the god Khepri – he is the creator, and his attribute is solar. (K) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear reader, as … Continue reading

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