Category Archives: drama

It’s just a bit waxy, that’s all…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is ‘paper heraldry’ – a derogatory term for accessories, such as crests, designed after heraldry ceased to have a practical function, which could not have been used for their original purpose. Someone once … Continue reading

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Avenger-Trek revisited…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s radish is the one that unexpectedly appeared on my window sill yesterday afternoon. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, what is one to do when there is an episode of the original 1960s Star Trek on one channel, and … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4553…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s octopus is the one upsetting the old ladies at the local knitting club by getting to work on six pairs of socks simultaneously. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Another of my silly mail art postcards (Are you getting fed … Continue reading

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Stella drops something on the carpet…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: grim, prolegomenous, triapsidal, leucitic, coticular, pygidial, and frothy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The Cloudy Day. 2015. Charcoal and pencil on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Did you see the sky?’ ‘Oh, good morning … Continue reading

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Brownlow and the professor’s trousers…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the Prime Minister and the rubber mouse in the dispatch box – oh, how we guffawed later on, down in our dungeon… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Good morning Professor – oh, my goodness!’ … Continue reading

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Thinking of getting some art…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word quench. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Do you have any art, on your walls?’ ‘Hm, let me think… Well, not really.’ ‘What do you mean by “not really”?’ ‘Well, … Continue reading

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Just a few small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a large threatening cumulonimbus. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 392. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had a bit of trouble with my sump. A rather … Continue reading

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