Category Archives: drama

A good firm one is always preferable…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to run a finger end under the outer seams to free them from the wooden substrate, put a nice toffee in your mouth and suck it, do not chew – you must suck … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4605…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: arbalest, replum, ultion, chevrotain, winze, porrect, and lixiviation. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor will … Continue reading

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It was just pub talk…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bugle brown, pursuivant pink, okapi orange, vibrato violet, rubidium red, and that funny mottled turquoise that the plastic bucket went when we left it out in the garden all summer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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Parry launched himself across…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for bulging wallets to feel reassuringly smooth and warm to the touch, and the people over there, standing in the rain at the bus stop, to appear as amusing pawns in this … Continue reading

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Stella and the item of found apparel…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old black and white snapshot is the one of me and Marlon Brando sitting eating cheese sandwiches on the set of Streetcar Named Desire in 1950 – I was remarking to him what a … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s architectural term is Purlin – a horizontal timber laid parallel to the wall plate and the ridge beam some way up the slope of the roof, resting on the principal rafters and forming an intermediate … Continue reading

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An attractive garden fitment…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the 1976 novel Harry Bleachbaker by N F Simpson: Throughout this period a silent all-night vigil was being kept on the steps of St Martin-in-the-Fields by representatives from almost all the various … Continue reading

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