Category Archives: finance

Mayonnaise and dirty water…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for money to grow on trees and for bankers to snuggle up and roll about in large heaps of gold coins and large denomination paper currency. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The other morning I was … Continue reading

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Some overheard and misheard snatches of cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for figures on bank statements to spin before the eyes and ATMs to snap at plump finger-ends. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘What now? Charming chow mein?’ ‘Nigel! Nigel! A comb!…’ ‘It’s a good point for … Continue reading

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So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s wrinkled old Polaroid snapshot is the one of me and Harrison Ford drinking Cup-a-Soups on the set of Raiders of the Lost Ark back in 1980. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Skin friendly – an epic range of slots! … Continue reading

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Some short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to tremble in their shoes, and for coins to jingle in pockets slightly more quietly than usual. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 364. I’m sorry I’m late, but I … Continue reading

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Just one or two shortish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like a crystal of Kryptonite – it sharpens the lead so finely that the first quarter-inch of it is invisible to the naked eye. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being … Continue reading

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This not art No. 23…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to slither and shuffle into dark corners and for coins to fidget and clank about in deep trouser pockets. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh, dear reader, don’t you love the carefree uninhibited style … Continue reading

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Oh, that sounds reasonable, I suppose…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to thoroughly dust off the device with the bright yellow duster provided; only then may you start to unscrew panel ‘B’ (Note: You must not even look at panel ‘A’, never mind thinking … Continue reading

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