Category Archives: drama

Adverb dunking with Doom…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like Donald Trump’s mind – not a very good pourer, but surprisingly capacious. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I had just nipped down the road to get a nine-pack of toilet rolls … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of an electric lawnmower encountering a long-lost length of rusty barbed wire. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Ed, try hovering in it next time…’ ‘A sixoid? What?…’ ‘And they wanted twelve quid to polish it?’ ‘The … Continue reading

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Bird talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s heraldic term is Label – a difference mark across the chief of the shield applied to the arms of a son, usually the heir. (Label) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Let me ask you something…’ ‘Eh?’ ‘As a dove … Continue reading

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It’s Avenger-Trek!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: uppity umber, olid orange, ribald red, ghoul green, medical mauve, and ugly ultramarine. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, here we go again! On the TV we seem to have, on one channel an episode of the … Continue reading

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Stella mentions turbidity…

But first… Dulltown. UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a low flying jet aircraft – a good pourer, but the tea goes cold pretty quickly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole No. 19. (1996). … Continue reading

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Some opening lines for stories never to be written…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: rickety russet, bruise brown, parallel pink, rhapsodic red, molten mauve, and gorgon green. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The shining circular craft descended in a rather leisurely manner over the centre of the field; the sheep, not … Continue reading

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On the upper deck…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – As white as two sheets… (Oops! I think I might have done this one before, still, never mind.) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh dear, I’m still well over a year behind with showing … Continue reading

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