Category Archives: finance

Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s heraldic term is Knight Banneret. A high ranking knight in command of a body of men; a square or oblong banner denoting his presence on the field. (KB) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 403. … Continue reading

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No, but really, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing as a snake, is the god Apophis – he is associated with the underworld and chaos, and he is the enemy of the sun god. Apophis. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 99% of germs including … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s giraffe is the one washing his upstairs windows without a ladder. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘She’s merchandising all around her now…’ ‘Similarly Alice, there were eight simple Y-calls.’ ‘What? She moved to High Wycombe?’ ‘Five days a week … Continue reading

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Spam-a-bit! Spam-a-bit! Bits of fresh spam!…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s quotation is from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s story, Silver Blaze: (Watson) For a whole day my companion (Holmes) had rambled about the room with his chin upon his chest and his brows knitted, charging and … Continue reading

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The church gazing up…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected dances are: the Cat Daddy, the Dutty Wine, the Pryvit, the Lezginka, the Lambeth Walk, and the Schottische. Come on Stella – let’s Schottische around in the front garden! Hoy, don’t knock my … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word misanthrope. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Before we go to today’s selection perhaps a word or two of explanation might be in order. In the cafe that day I … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4668…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for bunches of certified cheques and crisp large denomination bank notes to feel very nice in the hand, and for coins to be stored away in large jars in dark cellars until … Continue reading

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