2018

This week’s blog is more about pictures than words, so excuse my brevity and lack of the usual free-flowing bread based puns. It’s been a busy week. First, let’s start at the end, and conveniently with a clip that justifies my blog heading Bready Eyed.  I realised today I may have been talking to people about…

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Questions Who doesn’t love a list? Who are these people who don’t love lists? Did they have a past traumatic experience involving a list? What do they do when they go food shopping? Are they just in denial or too hipster to admit the use of lists? On futher investigation/interogation will we reveal to them…

Read more We knead a list.

CBB: Hi! How can I help today? SCONES: I’d like to say goodbye. I saw your advert. CBB: And is it you that’s saying goodbye? Or are you saying goodbye to a friend?  SCONES: For me.  CBB: I can do a friend for half price if you want? Or buy one get one free. SCONES:…

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Challenge: Write a play about dates. ACT I – SCENE 1 JAMES IN A LOUNGE, CHARLOTTE AUDIBLE BUT IN BEDROOM  OFF STAGE. James: Charlotte, ready to go? Charlotte: Yes, I will be. James: So… no? (pause) I’ll have a drink don’t worry. It’s fine. No rush. Charlotte: You sort yourself, don’t worry about me. James:…

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28 Plays Later Challenge 14: In short, write a play about body parts. Bonus points: Make the play the most moving, gut wrenching piece of drama ever written, maybe even make yourself weep as you write… but don’t write about illness, decay or death. Well I got the gut wrenching part at least…   ACT I…

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Doughface.  Every superhero has a good back story, and this week we explore the origins of The Man with Bread on his Face, aka Captain Breadbeard. The exact environment and ingredients which lead to the transformation remain unknown, however the process certainly involved our protagonist having to prove himself. Much like being awake or asleep, there…

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A story. I suddenly became aware of a woman of unknown origami walking towards me. I got as far as a friendly “hello” and she embarked on her introduction. To add context, we were attending a b2b event and although a “work hard, play hard” affair, this was the “work” part of the weekend. Having…

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