Category Archives: drama

That’s ridiculous Dave – no, I can’t believe that!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the eerie moan of a foghorn on an invisible distant headland at midnight… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I often sit and play quiet blues on electric guitar whilst watching TV … Continue reading

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Stella dunks her bourbons…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to stand up straight, put your hands together as in prayer and raise them over the top of your head with fingers pointing upwards; spread your legs wide apart, close your eyes, and, … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s made up expletive is – Freeze my assets!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘So then I had to pay for the whole bloody lot Frank…’ ‘It was the chuck-hold authority, yes it was!’ ‘Kirsten! Kirsten! It wasn’t me!’ ‘It … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4555…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s interesting china teapot is the one shaped like the stern look of a High Court judge. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Whoa!… Sorry, I’m always starting things off with a ‘whoa!’… I must try to think of another expletive … Continue reading

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Straining out the last dregs…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient expletive is Od’s Boddikins! – a corruption of ‘God’s body’ with the playful diminutive ‘ikins’ glued on the end – so, I suppose it means ‘God’s cute little body’ then?… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This cheap old … Continue reading

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And so justice is served…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov‘s short story The Circle (1936): The pinewood piles cast concertina-shaped reflections that wound and unwound on the water. Gurgling and smacking sounds came from under the rotten planks of the … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (published 1980): “Take those glasses off. How the hell can you see all that crap on the floor?” “Who wanna look at all that … Continue reading

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