Category Archives: music

One or two short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of a distant church bell in the quiet of a snowy Sunday morning. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 375. I’m sorry I’m late, but … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one with a feather duster held in her trunk helping out the host by flicking at the cobwebs on the cornice. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Na na, nanna na na, nanna na … Continue reading

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Chet on the bus…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s slow motion image is that of a seagull swooping down and pinching a chocolate flake out of someone’s ice cream cone on the seafront at Bridlington. (Brid) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Do you play vinyl much? I do … Continue reading

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A few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s novel pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the sound of the wind rattling the trees in the night. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 372. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got to thinking … Continue reading

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Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s combined insult and food is – You twerp-scone!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘These days of dice – the moving signs…’ ‘It was a chase in the night where you sympathise.’ ‘Ah, volcanoes, and a piece of pie, for … Continue reading

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The sound of things being hit…

But first… Dulltown UK: Today’s combined food and insult is – You pancake tosser! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Have you ever thought about the sounds that things make when you hit them?’ ‘What, like saucepans, gongs, noses, or cars in supermarket car parks, … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4705…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one trumpeting Ravel’s Bolero very loudly as she stands at the bar mixing cocktails. (RB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> A very simple collage on bright card, a mail art postcard, using clippings … Continue reading

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