Category Archives: money

Yes, but could you do me a slightly smaller one?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word colloidal. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, really, I don’t think it should matter. You know, how big a piece of art is. There is a hell of range … 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 Raymond Chandler quote is from his 1943 novel The High Window: ‘Sorry, this isn’t a bar, sir. You can buy a bottle at the liquor counter.’ ‘So it is,’ I said. ‘I mean, so it … Continue reading

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One or two smallish items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for large amounts of money to grow and small amounts to dwindle. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 322. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got off on the wrong foot. A … Continue reading

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A slow bus ride in the City of Culture…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s elephant in the room is the one clicking the remote with her trunk trying to find a David Attenborough programme on the TV. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Writing in little notebook on the number 66 bus. 17.33 Thursday … Continue reading

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A few short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for people to like money and power more than anything else. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 316. I’m sorry I’m late, but I had a spate of goblins and revenants in … Continue reading

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So, Mr Whatt…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dictionary words are: skolion, skrimshank, slabber, skulpin, skirret, skreigh, and butyric. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4498…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for banknotes to flutter in the fiscal wind and for thick heavy coins to wear the bottoms of your pockets away. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> No, no!… Don’t look!… Avert your eyes dear reader!… Ah, … Continue reading

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