Category Archives: finance

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

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected colours are: valuable violet, ridiculous red, pathetic pink, gerrymandering green, terrible turquoise, bombastic brown, fuming fawn, yawping yellow and architectural azure. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Healthy meals at healthy prices – every second counts! – all … Continue reading

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Having a brainwave…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for bankers to laugh at Bitcoins, and for poor people to laugh at bankers. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the bottom left hand corner of the back cover, I just spotted two chaps walking about … Continue reading

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Some snatches of overheard and misheard cafe conversation…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the ghost of Hamlet’s father. A very shaky pourer I’m afraid. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘One you perpitees Brian?’ ‘They’re just dewy deed lawyers.’ ‘ADL is quite a hard flare.’ … Continue reading

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Cherub, scarab, and arse…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s financial forecast is for people to alternately clutch banknotes to their chests and jingle their coins in their pockets. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Here’s a photo from last year, it was probably taken round about October time. I … Continue reading

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Just a few shortish items…

But first… Dulltown UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: floppy, hindmost, resorptive, turdine, hauriant, opsonic, and fidgety. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 407. I’m sorry I’m late, but I found robins nesting in my Steinway. A single overheard remark: … Continue reading

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Just a few short, but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the deepwater flathead, the grunt sculpin, the luderick, the baikal oilfish, the betta, and the bigscale pomfret. Just going by the name, which of these fish would you choose to … Continue reading

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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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