Category Archives: Film

Stella and the nasty creations…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a ram, or man with a ram’s head, is the god Khnum. His cult centres are Elephantine and Esna, his attributes: creator, potter, cataract, fertile soil. (Khnum) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Aphrodite at … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4514…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a dusty midnight thud echoing through a haunted house. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, yes, this is yet another of my mail art postcards, a very simple … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to hold a hard-boiled egg in each hand, close your eyes, wiggle your toes up and down, and sing a verse or two of Ten Green Bottles. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. … Continue reading

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Choosing a suitcase…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s joke is the one about the small smear of tomato sauce on the shoulder of the Prime Minister’s best pale blue suit. Oh, how we guffawed into our cupped hands in the corridors of power! … Continue reading

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The Dream Drawing (Part One)…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s colours are: Rubicon red, vilification violet, black bear black, pork pink, crackpot cream and buffoon beige. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It was one of those early morning dreams. ‘Was it an anxiety dream Dave?’ No, not really, but … Continue reading

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Would you like some chalk or some cheese?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: espagnolette, telesm, plash, skatole, whew, inarm, and areography. 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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The PCCP in the City of Culture…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured vegetable is the dusty and morose sweet potato slouching against a full carton of milk on the kitchen worktop. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well dear reader, I hope you are not easily upset by what the TV … Continue reading

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