Category Archives: theatre

A photograph with ‘meaning’?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s 1958 play A Resounding Tinkle – in this scene the character ‘author’ is discussing theatre criticism: And in this search for a meaning we have some very good allies … Continue reading

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Plenty of red here…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from N F Simpson’s last play If So, Then Yes (2010): Reg: In the foreseeable future it will be possible for machines not only to compose, recite and listen to poetry, but appreciate … Continue reading

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Some more of those small, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the Apollo Lunar Module. (ALM) Looks great on the tea-table, but unfortunately it is a very bad pourer. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 382. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Mail art postcard. No. 4526…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s spontaneous combined food and insult is – You, you burger bugger!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aha! Another of my mail art postcards – a simple collage on bright card using clippings from that awful and tawdry British TV … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4681…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s short story The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez: “Halloa! halloa! halloa! What’s this?” Amid the droning of the wind there had come the stamping of a horse’s hoofs, … Continue reading

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A clearly heard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: winze, wishtonwish, witan, witwall, withe, wistiti, wolfram and rasorial. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor … Continue reading

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Some more of those Crush names…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from A confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole published in 1980: Ignatius to Patrolman Mancuso: This city (New Orleans) is famous for its gamblers, prostitutes, exhibitionists, anti-Christs, alcoholics, sodomites, drug addicts, fetishists, … Continue reading

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