Category Archives: money

Yes, yes, it’s all about money!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s 1940 short story Solus Rex: On the day of the outing the weather was cold and restless, a nacreous sky skimmed overhead, the sallow bushes curtseyed in the ravines, the … Continue reading

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Connected up in a railway cloakroom…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is: as nice as two pies. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Wha!… It’s Supernatural Stories No. 75 – and for just two-shillings-and-sixpence, old money. It is also strange, weird, and it promises to be eerie too. … Continue reading

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Mummy…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to sit with crossed legs and eyes closed; hold your hands out in front of you and explore the parts of an imaginary bicycle that’s hanging there in the air, as you slowly … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard No. 4599…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s doubled up simile is – as fit as two fleas. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I think I’m in a mail art postcard-ish sort of mood today… The thing is though, could one really describe this as a collage? … 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 dictionary words are: afrit, conatus, triblet, withershins, opulus, and renverse. Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. Should the professor turn … 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 quotation is from Vladimir Nabokov’s short story Orache (1932): The lamplight, which on winter mornings seemed always of a dull tawny tint, shone on the rosined linoleum, on the shelves lining the walls, on the … Continue reading

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One or two short, but pithy, items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the Cha Cha. Come on Stella, let’s Cha Cha round the kitchen! Oops! Mind that pan of offal simmering on the stove!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 351. I’m sorry I’m late, … Continue reading

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